Friendswood, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
109
Friendswood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
361 out of 405
In Texas
4,038 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 Friendswood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Friendswood, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Friendswood has an overall cost of living index of 109 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Friendswood has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Friendswood ranks as #4,039 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Friendswood ranks as the #2,380 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Friendswood Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Friendswood Texas National Average
Overall 109 94 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 91 89 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 124 83 100
Transportation 95 89 100
Utilities 113 101 100
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Friendswood Cost of Living Vs. TX

Friendswood, 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.

$300,100
Median Home Value
$1,394
Median Rent
$108,135
Median Income
Statistic Friendswood Texas United States
Median Home Value $300,100 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,394 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $108,135 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Friendswood Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Friendswood Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Friendswood Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Friendswood Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Friendswood 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 Friendswood Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

Friendswood SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Friendswood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Friendswood
Pearland, TX 125,817 102 0.9x
La Porte, TX 35,340 95 0.9x
Deer Park, TX 33,599 97 0.9x
Alvin, TX 26,592 91 0.8x
Cloverleaf, TX 25,955 89 0.8x
Fresno, TX 23,745 96 0.9x
Dickinson, TX 20,870 92 0.8x
West University Place, TX 15,589 195 1.8x
Seabrook, TX 13,849 100 0.9x
Manvel, TX 11,432 99 0.9x

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