Denton, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Denton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
241 out of 403
In Texas
2,059 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 Denton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Denton, TX?

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

Compared to only Texas, Denton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Denton ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Denton ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Denton Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Denton Texas National Average
Overall 92 91 100
Services 83 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 104 97 100
Housing 91 83 100
Transportation 96 94 100
Utilities 117 102 100
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Denton Cost of Living Vs. TX

Denton, 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.

$218,800
Median Home Value
$1,082
Median Rent
$60,018
Median Income
Statistic Denton Texas United States
Median Home Value $218,800 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,082 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $60,018 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Denton Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Denton Texas
Shampoo $0.93 $1.01
Movie $10.45 $10.72
Bowling $15.25 $13.86

Detailed Denton Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Denton Texas
Ground Beef $3.75 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.31 $1.4
Milk $1.69 $1.96

Detailed Denton Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Denton Texas
Haircut $15.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.74 $2.32

Detailed Denton Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Denton Texas
Potatoes $3.81 $3.18
Pizza $8.49 $10.39
Beer $9.74 $9.23
Optometrist $103.25 $106.34
Doctor $115.0 $115.25
Dentist $108.0 $98.38

Detailed Denton Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Denton Texas
Gasoline $2.5 $2.59
Tire Balancing $47.39 $48.9
All Electricity $218.94 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Denton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Denton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Denton
Frisco, TX 177,020 111 1.2x
Lewisville, TX 106,386 101 1.1x
Flower Mound, TX 76,555 117 1.3x
Lakewood, WA 60,111 110 1.2x
Grapevine, TX 53,317 109 1.2x
Little Elm, TX 45,967 99 1.1x
The Colony, TX 43,005 102 1.1x
Coppell, TX 41,645 122 1.3x
Southlake, TX 31,292 147 1.6x
Corinth, TX 21,491 97 1.1x

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