College Station, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
95
College Station's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
269 out of 405
In Texas
2,449 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 College Station is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in College Station, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, College Station has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, College Station has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in College Station ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies College Station ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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College Station Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense College Station Texas National Average
Overall 95 94 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 87 89 100
Health 104 95 100
Housing 103 83 100
Transportation 87 89 100
Utilities 92 101 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
College Station Cost of Living Vs. TX

College Station, 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.

$256,600
Median Home Value
$1,001
Median Rent
$47,456
Median Income
Statistic College Station Texas United States
Median Home Value $256,600 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,001 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $47,456 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed College Station Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item College Station Texas
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $11.16 $10.68
Bowling $15.56 $14.67

Detailed College Station Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item College Station Texas
Ground Beef $4.22 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.06 $1.39
Milk $1.54 $2.05

Detailed College Station Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item College Station Texas
Haircut $19.05 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.34

Detailed College Station Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item College Station Texas
Potatoes $2.42 $3.29
Pizza $9.52 $10.62
Beer $9.64 $9.38
Optometrist $90.16 $108.57
Doctor $117.34 $116.17
Dentist $113.37 $99.13

Detailed College Station Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item College Station Texas
Gasoline $1.84 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.43 $50.07
All Electricity $149.25 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

College Station SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around College Station

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. College Station
Bryan, TX 85,645 86 0.9x
Huntsville, TX 41,664 88 0.9x
Brenham, TX 17,297 91 1.0x
Navasota, TX 7,786 83 0.9x

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