Elgin, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Elgin's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Elgin is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elgin, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Elgin has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Elgin ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Elgin ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Elgin Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Elgin Texas National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 81 90 100
Health 93 97 100
Housing 71 83 100
Transportation 87 94 100
Utilities 106 102 100
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Elgin, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Elgin Texas United States
Median Home Value $135,100 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $868 $998 $1,023
Median Income $46,819 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Elgin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Elgin
Austin, TX 935,755 109 1.3x
Round Rock, TX 120,157 97 1.1x
Cedar Park, TX 72,415 103 1.2x
Georgetown, TX 66,804 100 1.1x
Pflugerville, TX 59,757 98 1.1x
Leander, TX 46,419 100 1.1x
Kyle, TX 39,857 96 1.1x
Hutto, TX 23,980 95 1.1x
Brushy Creek, TX 20,024 105 1.2x
Taylor, TX 16,811 87 1.0x

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