Cost of Living in Texas

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Texas is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Texas, Texas is more expensive.

Texas cost of living is 101.8

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the Texas housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGTexasUnited States
  Overall102100
  Grocery96.6100
  Health95100
  Housing99100
  Median Home Cost$184,900$216,200
  Utilities99100
  Transportation119100
  Miscellaneous96100
100=National Average
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