Brenham, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Brenham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
200 out of 403
In Texas
1,523 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 Brenham is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brenham, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brenham has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Brenham has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Brenham ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Brenham ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Brenham Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Brenham Texas National Average
Overall 89 91 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 90 90 100
Health 107 97 100
Housing 78 83 100
Transportation 91 94 100
Utilities 96 102 100
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Brenham Cost of Living Vs. TX

Brenham, 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.

$163,800
Median Home Value
$865
Median Rent
$45,197
Median Income
Statistic Brenham Texas United States
Median Home Value $163,800 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $865 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $45,197 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Brenham Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Brenham Texas
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $12.88 $10.72
Bowling $15.5 $13.86

Detailed Brenham Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Brenham Texas
Ground Beef $3.62 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.94 $1.4
Milk $1.41 $1.96

Detailed Brenham Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Brenham Texas
Haircut $20.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $42.6 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.89 $2.32

Detailed Brenham Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Brenham Texas
Potatoes $2.4 $3.18
Pizza $8.99 $10.39
Beer $9.73 $9.23
Optometrist $93.75 $106.34
Doctor $125.25 $115.25
Dentist $113.67 $98.38

Detailed Brenham Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Brenham Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.4 $48.9
All Electricity $154.9 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Brenham SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brenham

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brenham
College Station, TX 113,686 96 1.1x
Bryan, TX 84,096 88 1.0x
Katy, TX 20,202 96 1.1x
Cinco Ranch, TX 16,437 118 1.3x
Tomball, TX 11,689 95 1.1x
Hempstead, TX 7,691 84 0.9x
Navasota, TX 7,565 84 0.9x

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