Fresno, TX Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
97
Fresno's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
297 out of 403
In Texas
2,808 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 Fresno is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fresno, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fresno has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Fresno ranks as #2,809 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Fresno ranks as the #3,597 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Fresno Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Fresno Texas National Average
Overall 97 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 93 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Fresno Cost of Living Vs. TX

Fresno, 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.

$173,600
Median Home Value
$1,468
Median Rent
$79,115
Median Income
Statistic Fresno Texas United States
Median Home Value $173,600 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,468 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $79,115 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Fresno Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fresno Texas
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $10.26 $10.72
Bowling $19.8 $13.86

Detailed Fresno Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fresno Texas
Ground Beef $3.61 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $1.29 $1.96

Detailed Fresno Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fresno Texas
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $62.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.99 $2.32

Detailed Fresno Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fresno Texas
Potatoes $2.63 $3.18
Pizza $8.54 $10.39
Beer $9.68 $9.23
Optometrist $122.22 $106.34
Doctor $85.83 $115.25
Dentist $95.7 $98.38

Detailed Fresno Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Fresno Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.17 $48.9
All Electricity $189.83 $167.6
Phone $181.14 $163.42

Fresno SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fresno

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fresno
Pearland, TX 122,078 103 1.1x
Sugar Land, TX 118,709 117 1.2x
Friendswood, TX 39,688 107 1.1x
Mission Bend, TX 37,979 95 1.0x
Sienna Plantation, TX 19,486 124 1.3x
Bellaire, TX 18,815 172 1.8x
Pecan Grove, TX 17,380 103 1.1x
Stafford, TX 17,206 99 1.0x
New Territory, TX 15,699 114 1.2x
West University Place, TX 15,603 193 2.0x

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