Dayton, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
92
Dayton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
239 out of 405
In Texas
1,974 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 Dayton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dayton, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dayton has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Dayton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Dayton ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Dayton ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Dayton Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Dayton Texas National Average
Overall 92 94 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 93 89 100
Health 100 95 100
Housing 70 83 100
Transportation 96 89 100
Utilities 109 101 100
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Dayton Cost of Living Vs. TX

Dayton, 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.

$142,300
Median Home Value
$849
Median Rent
$57,899
Median Income
Statistic Dayton Texas United States
Median Home Value $142,300 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $849 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $57,899 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Dayton Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $9.78 $10.68
Bowling $20.8 $14.67

Detailed Dayton Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.39
Milk $1.58 $2.05

Detailed Dayton Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Haircut $19.27 $18.62
Beauty Salon $61.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.25 $2.34

Detailed Dayton Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Potatoes $2.87 $3.29
Pizza $9.65 $10.62
Beer $9.84 $9.38
Optometrist $119.84 $108.57
Doctor $88.11 $116.17
Dentist $111.03 $99.13

Detailed Dayton Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Gasoline $1.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.85 $50.07
All Electricity $199.99 $167.67
Phone $183.98 $175.64

Dayton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dayton
Pearland, TX 125,817 102 1.1x
The Woodlands, TX 114,532 117 1.3x
Atascocita, TX 81,860 102 1.1x
Spring, TX 61,514 93 1.0x
Friendswood, TX 39,893 109 1.2x
Deer Park, TX 33,599 97 1.1x
Fresno, TX 23,745 96 1.0x
Bellaire, TX 18,862 173 1.9x
West University Place, TX 15,589 195 2.1x
Galena Park, TX 10,848 84 0.9x

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