Baytown, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
87
Baytown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
165 out of 405
In Texas
1,101 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 Baytown is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Baytown, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Baytown has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Baytown has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Baytown ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Baytown ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Baytown Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Baytown Texas National Average
Overall 87 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 93 89 100
Health 97 95 100
Housing 65 83 100
Transportation 94 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100
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Baytown Cost of Living Vs. TX

Baytown, 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.

$126,500
Median Home Value
$969
Median Rent
$54,454
Median Income
Statistic Baytown Texas United States
Median Home Value $126,500 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $969 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $54,454 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Baytown Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Baytown Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Baytown Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Baytown Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Baytown 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 Baytown Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

Baytown SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Baytown

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Baytown
Channelview, TX 43,378 88 1.0x
La Porte, TX 35,340 95 1.1x
Deer Park, TX 33,599 97 1.1x
Cloverleaf, TX 25,955 89 1.0x
South Houston, TX 17,522 87 1.0x
Seabrook, TX 13,849 100 1.1x
Webster, TX 11,229 98 1.1x
Galena Park, TX 10,848 84 1.0x
Highlands, TX 7,345 90 1.0x
Mont Belvieu, TX 6,180 104 1.2x

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