Bellaire, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Bellaire's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
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 #6148 most affordable out of the 6522 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, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Bellaire Texas United States
Median Home Value $838,800 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,759 $998 $1,023
Median Income $201,629 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.2x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.1x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bellaire

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bellaire
Houston, TX 2,295,982 94 0.5x
Sugar Land, TX 118,182 117 0.7x
Mission Bend, TX 39,291 95 0.6x
Fresno, TX 24,607 97 0.6x
Stafford, TX 18,110 99 0.6x
Sienna Plantation, TX 16,996 124 0.7x
Cinco Ranch, TX 16,977 118 0.7x
Pecan Grove, TX 16,651 103 0.6x
New Territory, TX 15,699 114 0.7x
West University Place, TX 15,619 193 1.1x

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