Childress, TX Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
80
Childress'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 Childress is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Childress, TX?

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

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

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

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Childress Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Childress Texas National Average
Overall 80 91 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 111 97 100
Housing 48 83 100
Transportation 95 94 100
Utilities 92 102 100
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Childress Cost of Living Vs. TX

Childress, 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.

$78,200
Median Home Value
$740
Median Rent
$38,500
Median Income
Statistic Childress Texas United States
Median Home Value $78,200 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $740 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $38,500 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Childress Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $11.9 $10.72
Bowling $11.0 $13.86

Detailed Childress Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Ground Beef $4.01 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.4
Milk $1.87 $1.96

Detailed Childress Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Haircut $11.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $50.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.82 $2.32

Detailed Childress Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Potatoes $2.73 $3.18
Pizza $9.0 $10.39
Beer $8.29 $9.23
Optometrist $130.0 $106.34
Doctor $93.13 $115.25
Dentist $137.25 $98.38

Detailed Childress Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Gasoline $2.4 $2.59
Tire Balancing $49.89 $48.9
All Electricity $144.81 $167.6
Phone $181.47 $163.42

Childress SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
10

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