Hidalgo, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
74
Hidalgo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
23 out of 403
In Texas
37 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 Hidalgo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hidalgo, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hidalgo has an overall cost of living index of 74 which is 0.7x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Hidalgo has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Hidalgo ranks as #37 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Hidalgo ranks as the #6,369 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Hidalgo Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Hidalgo Texas National Average
Overall 74 91 100
Services 77 95 100
Groceries 85 90 100
Health 70 97 100
Housing 54 83 100
Transportation 90 94 100
Utilities 101 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Hidalgo Cost of Living Vs. TX

Hidalgo, 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.

$101,100
Median Home Value
$675
Median Rent
$33,576
Median Income
Statistic Hidalgo Texas United States
Median Home Value $101,100 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $675 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $33,576 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Hidalgo Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Hidalgo Texas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $10.25 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Hidalgo Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Hidalgo Texas
Ground Beef $3.24 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.95 $1.4
Milk $1.53 $1.96

Detailed Hidalgo Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Hidalgo Texas
Haircut $7.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $29.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Hidalgo Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Hidalgo Texas
Potatoes $1.98 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.98 $9.23
Optometrist $72.5 $106.34
Doctor $56.0 $115.25
Dentist $62.0 $98.38

Detailed Hidalgo Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Hidalgo Texas
Gasoline $2.35 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.0 $48.9
All Electricity $170.77 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Hidalgo SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
2
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hidalgo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hidalgo
McAllen, TX 141,968 79 1.1x
Edinburg, TX 95,847 77 1.0x
Mission, TX 83,567 77 1.0x
Pharr, TX 78,073 73 1.0x
Weslaco, TX 40,464 73 1.0x
San Juan, TX 36,744 74 1.0x
Alamo, TX 19,613 71 1.0x
Alton, TX 16,976 74 1.0x
Donna, TX 16,409 70 0.9x
La Homa, TX 12,729 72 1.0x

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