Gainesville, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Gainesville'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 Gainesville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gainesville, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gainesville has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Gainesville has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Gainesville ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Gainesville ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

Gainesville Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Gainesville Texas National Average
Overall 85 91 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 92 90 100
Health 90 97 100
Housing 60 83 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 102 102 100
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Gainesville, 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 Gainesville Texas United States
Median Home Value $101,400 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $859 $998 $1,023
Median Income $43,340 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gainesville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gainesville
Plano, TX 284,579 112 1.3x
McKinney, TX 173,460 102 1.2x
Frisco, TX 165,700 111 1.3x
Carrollton, TX 133,438 103 1.2x
Allen, TX 99,255 104 1.2x
Flower Mound, TX 73,252 117 1.4x
Keller, TX 46,175 115 1.4x
Coppell, TX 41,512 122 1.4x
Southlake, TX 30,840 147 1.7x
Corinth, TX 21,158 97 1.1x

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