Belton, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
Belton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
180 out of 405
In Texas
1,278 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 Belton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Belton, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Belton has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Belton ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Belton ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Belton Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Belton Texas National Average
Overall 88 94 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 80 89 100
Health 114 95 100
Housing 73 83 100
Transportation 96 89 100
Utilities 117 101 100
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Belton Cost of Living Vs. TX

Belton, 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.

$161,200
Median Home Value
$967
Median Rent
$49,617
Median Income
Statistic Belton Texas United States
Median Home Value $161,200 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $967 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $49,617 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Belton Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Belton Texas
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $8.75 $10.68
Bowling $10.78 $14.67

Detailed Belton Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Belton Texas
Ground Beef $3.19 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.95 $1.39
Milk $1.47 $2.05

Detailed Belton Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Belton Texas
Haircut $18.42 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.08 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.83 $2.34

Detailed Belton Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Belton Texas
Potatoes $2.3 $3.29
Pizza $9.71 $10.62
Beer $9.91 $9.38
Optometrist $99.78 $108.57
Doctor $204.2 $116.17
Dentist $85.35 $99.13

Detailed Belton Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Belton Texas
Gasoline $1.89 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.95 $50.07
All Electricity $218.61 $167.67
Phone $184.73 $175.64

Belton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Belton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Belton
Killeen, TX 148,573 89 1.0x
Round Rock, TX 128,812 100 1.1x
Cedar Park, TX 77,181 101 1.1x
Temple, TX 76,590 90 1.0x
Georgetown, TX 75,470 100 1.1x
Pflugerville, TX 63,610 96 1.1x
Leander, TX 60,613 99 1.1x
Harker Heights, TX 31,657 92 1.0x
Hutto, TX 26,778 95 1.1x
Brushy Creek, TX 18,593 103 1.2x

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