Dickinson, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
92
Dickinson'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 Dickinson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dickinson, TX?

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

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

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

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Dickinson Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Dickinson Texas National Average
Overall 92 94 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 93 89 100
Health 98 95 100
Housing 75 83 100
Transportation 97 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100
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Dickinson Cost of Living Vs. TX

Dickinson, 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.

$169,700
Median Home Value
$1,049
Median Rent
$70,468
Median Income
Statistic Dickinson Texas United States
Median Home Value $169,700 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,049 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $70,468 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Dickinson Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Dickinson Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Dickinson Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Dickinson Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Dickinson 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 Dickinson Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

Dickinson SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dickinson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dickinson
Pearland, TX 125,817 102 1.1x
Friendswood, TX 39,893 109 1.2x
La Porte, TX 35,340 95 1.0x
Deer Park, TX 33,599 97 1.1x
Alvin, TX 26,592 91 1.0x
South Houston, TX 17,522 87 0.9x
La Marque, TX 16,983 88 1.0x
Seabrook, TX 13,849 100 1.1x
Santa Fe, TX 13,326 97 1.1x
Bacliff, TX 11,513 87 0.9x

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