Highlands, TX Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Highlands's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
184 out of 403
In Texas
1,324 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 Highlands is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Highlands, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Highlands has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Highlands has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Highlands ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Highlands ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Highlands Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Highlands Texas National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 63 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
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Highlands Cost of Living Vs. TX

Highlands, 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.

$113,900
Median Home Value
$1,035
Median Rent
$59,052
Median Income
Statistic Highlands Texas United States
Median Home Value $113,900 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,035 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $59,052 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Highlands Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Highlands Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Highlands Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Highlands Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Highlands 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 Highlands Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

Highlands SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Highlands

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Highlands
Atascocita, TX 81,557 101 1.1x
Baytown, TX 76,635 88 1.0x
Channelview, TX 43,055 89 1.0x
La Porte, TX 35,246 94 1.1x
Deer Park, TX 33,855 96 1.1x
Cloverleaf, TX 25,718 88 1.0x
South Houston, TX 17,587 86 1.0x
Humble, TX 15,864 90 1.0x
Seabrook, TX 13,927 101 1.1x
Webster, TX 11,222 97 1.1x

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