Alvin, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
91
Alvin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
226 out of 405
In Texas
1,804 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Alvin is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Alvin, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Alvin has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Alvin has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Alvin ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Alvin ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Alvin Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Alvin Texas National Average
Overall 91 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 92 89 100
Health 98 95 100
Housing 68 83 100
Transportation 97 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100
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Alvin Cost of Living Vs. TX

Alvin, TX Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Texas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$157,700
Median Home Value
$1,053
Median Rent
$57,114
Median Income
Statistic Alvin Texas United States
Median Home Value $157,700 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,053 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $57,114 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Alvin Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Alvin Texas
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $9.78 $10.68
Bowling $20.8 $14.67

Detailed Alvin Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Alvin Texas
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.39
Milk $1.58 $2.05

Detailed Alvin Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Alvin Texas
Haircut $19.27 $18.62
Beauty Salon $61.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.25 $2.34

Detailed Alvin Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Alvin Texas
Potatoes $2.87 $3.29
Pizza $9.65 $10.62
Beer $9.84 $9.38
Optometrist $119.84 $108.57
Doctor $88.11 $116.17
Dentist $111.03 $99.13

Detailed Alvin Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Alvin Texas
Gasoline $1.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.85 $50.07
All Electricity $199.99 $167.67
Phone $183.98 $175.64

Alvin SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Alvin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Alvin
Pearland, TX 125,817 102 1.1x
Friendswood, TX 39,893 109 1.2x
La Porte, TX 35,340 95 1.0x
Deer Park, TX 33,599 97 1.1x
Fresno, TX 23,745 96 1.1x
Dickinson, TX 20,870 92 1.0x
South Houston, TX 17,522 87 1.0x
Seabrook, TX 13,849 100 1.1x
Santa Fe, TX 13,326 97 1.1x
Manvel, TX 11,432 99 1.1x

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