Buda, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
102
Buda's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
335 out of 403
In Texas
3,422 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 Buda is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Buda, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Buda has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Buda has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Buda ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Buda ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Buda Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Buda Texas National Average
Overall 102 91 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 90 100
Health 107 97 100
Housing 108 83 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 95 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Buda Cost of Living Vs. TX

Buda, 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.

$257,800
Median Home Value
$1,394
Median Rent
$89,688
Median Income
Statistic Buda Texas United States
Median Home Value $257,800 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,394 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $89,688 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Buda Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Buda Texas
Shampoo $0.84 $1.01
Movie $11.6 $10.72
Bowling $19.17 $13.86

Detailed Buda Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Buda Texas
Ground Beef $3.18 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.07 $1.4
Milk $1.78 $1.96

Detailed Buda Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Buda Texas
Haircut $28.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $48.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.32

Detailed Buda Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Buda Texas
Potatoes $3.18 $3.18
Pizza $11.1 $10.39
Beer $9.98 $9.23
Optometrist $117.67 $106.34
Doctor $123.25 $115.25
Dentist $112.33 $98.38

Detailed Buda Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Buda Texas
Gasoline $2.49 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.0 $48.9
All Electricity $150.28 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Buda SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Buda

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Buda
Round Rock, TX 124,434 97 1.0x
Cedar Park, TX 74,814 103 1.0x
Georgetown, TX 71,004 100 1.0x
Pflugerville, TX 61,737 98 1.0x
Leander, TX 53,716 100 1.0x
Kyle, TX 42,706 96 0.9x
Cibolo, TX 28,920 100 1.0x
Converse, TX 26,930 90 0.9x
Hutto, TX 25,320 95 0.9x
Brushy Creek, TX 18,399 105 1.0x

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