Bellaire, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
172
Bellaire's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
400 out of 403
In Texas
6,142 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bellaire is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bellaire, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bellaire has an overall cost of living index of 172 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Bellaire has a cost of living index that's 1.9x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Bellaire ranks as #6,148 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Bellaire ranks as the #259 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Bellaire Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Bellaire Texas National Average
Overall 172 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 344 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
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Bellaire Cost of Living Vs. TX

Bellaire, 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.

$842,700
Median Home Value
$1,952
Median Rent
$206,734
Median Income
Statistic Bellaire Texas United States
Median Home Value $842,700 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,952 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $206,734 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.1x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bellaire Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bellaire Texas
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $10.26 $10.72
Bowling $19.8 $13.86

Detailed Bellaire Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bellaire Texas
Ground Beef $3.61 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $1.29 $1.96

Detailed Bellaire Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bellaire Texas
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $62.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.99 $2.32

Detailed Bellaire Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bellaire Texas
Potatoes $2.63 $3.18
Pizza $8.54 $10.39
Beer $9.68 $9.23
Optometrist $122.22 $106.34
Doctor $85.83 $115.25
Dentist $95.7 $98.38

Detailed Bellaire Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bellaire Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.17 $48.9
All Electricity $189.83 $167.6
Phone $181.14 $163.42

Bellaire SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bellaire

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bellaire
Houston, TX 2,310,432 94 0.5x
Sugar Land, TX 118,709 117 0.7x
Mission Bend, TX 37,979 95 0.6x
Fresno, TX 25,072 97 0.6x
Sienna Plantation, TX 19,486 124 0.7x
Pecan Grove, TX 17,380 103 0.6x
Stafford, TX 17,206 99 0.6x
Cinco Ranch, TX 16,437 118 0.7x
New Territory, TX 15,699 114 0.7x
West University Place, TX 15,603 193 1.1x

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