Fort Worth, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
95
Fort Worth's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
269 out of 405
In Texas
2,449 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 Fort Worth is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fort Worth, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Worth has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Fort Worth has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Fort Worth ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Fort Worth ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Fort Worth Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Fort Worth Texas National Average
Overall 95 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 99 89 100
Health 97 95 100
Housing 80 83 100
Transportation 85 89 100
Utilities 109 101 100
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Fort Worth Cost of Living Vs. TX

Fort Worth, 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.

$190,400
Median Home Value
$1,115
Median Rent
$64,567
Median Income
Statistic Fort Worth Texas United States
Median Home Value $190,400 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,115 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $64,567 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Fort Worth Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fort Worth Texas
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $10.24 $10.68
Bowling $18.08 $14.67

Detailed Fort Worth Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fort Worth Texas
Ground Beef $5.2 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.87 $1.39
Milk $1.92 $2.05

Detailed Fort Worth Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fort Worth Texas
Haircut $27.56 $18.62
Beauty Salon $53.57 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.7 $2.34

Detailed Fort Worth Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fort Worth Texas
Potatoes $2.67 $3.29
Pizza $9.31 $10.62
Beer $9.8 $9.38
Optometrist $92.25 $108.57
Doctor $91.05 $116.17
Dentist $108.33 $99.13

Detailed Fort Worth Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fort Worth Texas
Gasoline $1.83 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.98 $50.07
All Electricity $187.94 $167.67
Phone $184.73 $175.64

Fort Worth SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fort Worth

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fort Worth
Mansfield, TX 71,419 102 1.1x
North Richland Hills, TX 70,585 99 1.0x
Grapevine, TX 54,151 109 1.1x
Bedford, TX 49,145 97 1.0x
Keller, TX 46,885 117 1.2x
Hurst, TX 38,783 94 1.0x
Southlake, TX 31,684 150 1.6x
Colleyville, TX 26,766 136 1.4x
Watauga, TX 24,487 93 1.0x
Saginaw, TX 23,835 93 1.0x

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