According to the most recent data on the cost of living, El Paso has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Texas, El Paso has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.
The standard of living in El Paso ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies El Paso ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.
|Living Expense||El Paso||Texas||National Average|
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.
|Statistic||El Paso||Texas||United States|
|Median Home Value||$132,800||$187,200||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||2.7x||2.9x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.21x||0.2x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. El Paso|
|Sunland Park, NM||17,581||88||1.0x|
|Fort Bliss, TX||12,709||110||1.2x|
|Santa Teresa, NM||6,553||93||1.1x|
|Homestead Meadows North, TX||5,121||84||1.0x|