Dayton, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Dayton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
216 out of 403
In Texas
1,705 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 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 90 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 91.

The standard of living in Dayton ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Dayton ranks as the #4,700 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 90 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 69 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
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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.

$168,400
Median Home Value
$839
Median Rent
$52,179
Median Income
Statistic Dayton Texas United States
Median Home Value $168,400 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $839 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $52,179 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Dayton Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $10.26 $10.72
Bowling $19.8 $13.86

Detailed Dayton Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Ground Beef $3.61 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $1.29 $1.96

Detailed Dayton Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $62.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.99 $2.32

Detailed Dayton Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Potatoes $2.63 $3.18
Pizza $8.54 $10.39
Beer $9.68 $9.23
Optometrist $122.22 $106.34
Doctor $85.83 $115.25
Dentist $95.7 $98.38

Detailed Dayton Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dayton Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.17 $48.9
All Electricity $189.83 $167.6
Phone $181.14 $163.42

Dayton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dayton
Pearland, TX 122,078 103 1.1x
The Woodlands, TX 113,819 117 1.3x
Atascocita, TX 81,557 101 1.1x
Spring, TX 60,976 92 1.0x
Friendswood, TX 39,688 107 1.2x
Deer Park, TX 33,855 96 1.1x
Fresno, TX 25,072 97 1.1x
Bellaire, TX 18,815 172 1.9x
West University Place, TX 15,603 193 2.1x
Galena Park, TX 10,983 85 0.9x

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