Bowie, TX Cost Of Living

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
80
Bowie's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
65 out of 403
In Texas
226 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 Bowie is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bowie, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bowie has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Bowie has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Bowie ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Bowie ranks as the #6,180 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

For more reading on life in Bowie, check out:

Bowie Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Bowie Texas National Average
Overall 80 91 100
Services 88 95 100
Groceries 86 90 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 55 83 100
Transportation 86 94 100
Utilities 103 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Bowie Cost of Living Vs. TX

Bowie, 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.

$84,300
Median Home Value
$950
Median Rent
$40,720
Median Income
Statistic Bowie Texas United States
Median Home Value $84,300 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $950 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $40,720 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bowie Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bowie Texas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $10.55 $10.72
Bowling $11.0 $13.86

Detailed Bowie Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bowie Texas
Ground Beef $2.31 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.4
Milk $1.67 $1.96

Detailed Bowie Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bowie Texas
Haircut $11.99 $17.49
Beauty Salon $25.99 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Bowie Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bowie Texas
Potatoes $2.47 $3.18
Pizza $9.19 $10.39
Beer $8.77 $9.23
Optometrist $120.0 $106.34
Doctor $102.5 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Bowie Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Bowie Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $40.0 $48.9
All Electricity $175.02 $167.6
Phone $181.89 $163.42

Bowie SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bowie

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bowie
Denton, TX 136,195 92 1.1x
Wichita Falls, TX 104,279 81 1.0x
Gainesville, TX 16,441 85 1.1x
Azle, TX 12,796 90 1.1x
Lakeside, VA 12,374 97 1.2x
Sunset, UT 5,278 90 1.1x

Articles About Texas

Enjoy The Snack?