Childress, TX Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
80
Childress's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
56 out of 405
In Texas
211 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 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 94.

The standard of living in Childress ranks as #211 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Childress ranks as the #6,207 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 94 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 89 89 100
Health 110 95 100
Housing 49 83 100
Transportation 93 89 100
Utilities 92 101 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
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.

$78,500
Median Home Value
$774
Median Rent
$42,535
Median Income
Statistic Childress Texas United States
Median Home Value $78,500 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $774 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $42,535 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Childress Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Shampoo $1.07 $1.06
Movie $11.9 $10.68
Bowling $12.0 $14.67

Detailed Childress Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Ground Beef $4.8 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.39
Milk $1.87 $2.05

Detailed Childress Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Haircut $11.38 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.6 $2.34

Detailed Childress Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Potatoes $3.38 $3.29
Pizza $10.0 $10.62
Beer $8.7 $9.38
Optometrist $135.0 $108.57
Doctor $95.0 $116.17
Dentist $130.5 $99.13

Detailed Childress Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Childress Texas
Gasoline $2.03 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.89 $50.07
All Electricity $143.85 $167.67
Phone $188.92 $175.64

Childress SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9.5

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