DeSoto, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
100
DeSoto's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
316 out of 403
In Texas
3,200 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 DeSoto is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in DeSoto, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, DeSoto has an overall cost of living index of 100 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, DeSoto has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in DeSoto ranks as #3,201 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies DeSoto ranks as the #3,205 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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DeSoto Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense DeSoto Texas National Average
Overall 100 91 100
Services 109 95 100
Groceries 101 90 100
Health 108 97 100
Housing 87 83 100
Transportation 99 94 100
Utilities 108 102 100
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DeSoto Cost of Living Vs. TX

DeSoto, 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.

$169,800
Median Home Value
$1,179
Median Rent
$71,578
Median Income
Statistic DeSoto Texas United States
Median Home Value $169,800 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,179 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $71,578 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed DeSoto Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item DeSoto Texas
Shampoo $1.07 $1.01
Movie $11.8 $10.72
Bowling $18.38 $13.86

Detailed DeSoto Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item DeSoto Texas
Ground Beef $4.14 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.98 $1.96

Detailed DeSoto Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item DeSoto Texas
Haircut $29.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $47.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.18 $2.32

Detailed DeSoto Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item DeSoto Texas
Potatoes $3.55 $3.18
Pizza $9.23 $10.39
Beer $9.63 $9.23
Optometrist $89.5 $106.34
Doctor $120.57 $115.25
Dentist $119.6 $98.38

Detailed DeSoto Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item DeSoto Texas
Gasoline $2.5 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.3 $48.9
All Electricity $191.05 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Desoto SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around DeSoto

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. DeSoto
Arlington, TX 395,477 93 0.9x
Irving, TX 239,783 100 1.0x
Grand Prairie, TX 192,565 98 1.0x
Mansfield, TX 69,557 103 1.0x
Cedar Hill, TX 48,560 102 1.0x
Duncanville, TX 39,415 97 1.0x
Lancaster, TX 39,214 95 0.9x
Waxahachie, TX 35,376 99 1.0x
Midlothian, TX 29,743 103 1.0x
University Park, TX 25,036 216 2.2x

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