Texas Cost of Living

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Texas cost of living score
Less expensive
5.8% lower
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Texas average
Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 94.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.8% lower than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Texas.


Housing costs in Texas?
A typical home costs $297,600, which is 12.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Texas costs $1,280 per month, which is 10.5% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Texas?
To live comfortably in Texas, a minimum annual income of $56,880 for a family, and $42,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Texas?
The cost of living in Texas State is generally considered to be quite reasonable. The overall cost of goods and services is lower than the national average, and housing costs are particularly low compared to other states. The cost of groceries, utilities, health care, and transportation are all also generally affordable. Additionally, the state boasts zero income tax which is an added benefit that makes living in Texas State even more attractive.
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   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I've lived here for almost three decades and am hard pressed to find a reason to leave other than the  More

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There are numerous positives about TX. They include a strong work effort, basic honesty of its citizens, & no state income tax. Unfortunately major metro areas of DFW,  More

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You are sad, young girl from Austin, Texas. I was born, and raised, in New Jersey, and I wouldn't trade my youth spent growing up in the Garden State for anything. I  More

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