The 10 Cheapest Garland, TX Neighborhoods To Live In For 2022


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Garland are the cheapest of the cheap.

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Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.

I'd much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I'd rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.

And while every neighbhorhood in Garland might be more expensive than living in rural Texas, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.

So what exactly are those Garland neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further -- you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Garland are the cheapest.

What's the cheapest neighborhood to live in Garland for 2022? According to the most recent census data, Meadowcreek Village looks to be the cheaptest Garland neighborhood to live in.

At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for -- some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in Garland. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.

Read on to see how we determined the places around Garland that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Garland.

Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from cheapest to most expensive.

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The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Garland For 2022

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Population: 438
Cost Of Living Index: 87 (2nd cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.6 (4th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.0 (6th cheapest)
More on Meadowcreek Village: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 310
Cost Of Living Index: 88 (4th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.6 (4th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.0 (6th cheapest)
More on Las Mariposas: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 111
Cost Of Living Index: 89 (6th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.0 (24th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.0 (6th cheapest)
More on Town North Village: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 1,479
Cost Of Living Index: 93 (18th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.7 (6th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.012 (16th cheapest)
More on Northeast Garland: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 1,277
Cost Of Living Index: 87 (2nd cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.0 (29th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.011 (15th cheapest)
More on Monica Park Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 879
Cost Of Living Index: 91 (10th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.1 (32nd cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.0 (6th cheapest)
More on Orchard Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 1,932
Cost Of Living Index: 93 (18th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.8 (15th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.013 (17th cheapest)
More on Oaks: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 797
Cost Of Living Index: 91 (10th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.1 (33rd cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.008 (13th cheapest)
More on Dalcastle And Linda Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 387
Cost Of Living Index: 98 (38th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.6 (2nd cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.014 (22nd cheapest)
More on Duck Creek Estates: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 669
Cost Of Living Index: 99 (4cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.9 (20th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.0 (6th cheapest)
More on Buckingham North: Homes For Sale | Data

Methodology: How We Determined The Cheapest Garland Hoods In 2022

In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Garland, we had to determine what criteria defines "cheap".

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • Overall Cost Of Living
  • Rent To Income Ratio
  • Median Home Value To Income Ratio

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 67 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the "Cheapest City Neighborhood In Garland." We're lookin' at you, Meadowcreek Village.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the cheapest places Garland. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.

Summary: Lowest Cost Places To Live In Garland

If you're measuring the neighborhoods in Garland where prices are low and it's cheap to live, this is an accurate list.

As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Garland aren't all cheap. Arbor Creek takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in Garland.

We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.

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Detailed List Of The Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Garland For 2022

Rank Neighborhood Cost Of Living Index
1 Meadowcreek Village 87
2 Las Mariposas 88
3 Town North Village 89
4 Northeast Garland 93
5 Monica Park Heights 87
6 Orchard Hills 91
7 Oaks 93
8 Dalcastle And Linda Heights 91
9 Duck Creek Estates 98
10 Buckingham North 99
11 First Centerville 96
12 Broadway Village 92
13 Duck Creek 95
14 Holford 89
15 Brentwood Village 94
16 Fall Creek Estates 98
17 Mill Creek Crossing 96
18 Place One 100
19 Coomer Creek 100
20 Picket Place 100
21 Creekside 96
22 Freemonteers 91
23 Brentwood Place 97
24 Apollo Arapaho And Camelot 94
25 Camelot Community 101
26 Bellaire Heights 90
27 Chandler Heights 91
28 Monica Park 87
29 Country Brook 102
30 Holiday Park 93
31 Hidden Forest 100
32 New West 91
33 Park Groves 93
34 Springfield Estates 105
35 Sutton Place 94
36 Camelot 98
37 Oakridge 96
38 Almeta-Bonita-Bella Vista 91
39 Rainbow Estates 92
40 Crystal Lake 96
41 Rustic Oaks 106
42 Firewheel Farms 115
43 Firewheel Estates 117
44 Club Creek 108
45 Shores Of Eastern Hills 114
46 Greens Estates 121
47 Greens 121
48 Glynnhill Highland Estates 94
49 Wood Glen 99
50 Meadowood 107
51 Valley Creek North 105
52 The Enclave 107
53 Waterford Estates 102
54 Hills Of Firewheel 120
55 Creek Valley 99
56 Fernwood 94
57 Springpark 117
58 Creek Bend 118
59 Forest Crest 95
60 The Shores Of Wellington 102
61 Towngate 94
62 Charleston Commons 104
63 Park North 96
64 Creekside Village 104
65 Village Green 97
66 Trails 100
67 Arbor Creek 98

Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our third time ranking the cheapest neighborhoods to live in Garland.

About Chris Kolmar

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