Kilgore, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
85
Kilgore's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
133 out of 405
In Texas
777 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 Kilgore is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kilgore, TX?

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

Compared to only Texas, Kilgore has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Kilgore ranks as #777 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Kilgore ranks as the #5,642 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Kilgore Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Kilgore Texas National Average
Overall 85 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 89 89 100
Health 93 95 100
Housing 64 83 100
Transportation 92 89 100
Utilities 94 101 100
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Kilgore Cost of Living Vs. TX

Kilgore, 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.

$117,800
Median Home Value
$855
Median Rent
$55,810
Median Income
Statistic Kilgore Texas United States
Median Home Value $117,800 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $855 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $55,810 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Kilgore Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Kilgore Texas
Shampoo $1.12 $1.06
Movie $10.04 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Kilgore Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Kilgore Texas
Ground Beef $3.66 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.17 $1.39
Milk $1.6 $2.05

Detailed Kilgore Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Kilgore Texas
Haircut $16.49 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.7 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.34

Detailed Kilgore Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Kilgore Texas
Potatoes $2.61 $3.29
Pizza $9.39 $10.62
Beer $9.67 $9.38
Optometrist $115.37 $108.57
Doctor $88.53 $116.17
Dentist $96.91 $99.13

Detailed Kilgore Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Kilgore Texas
Gasoline $1.99 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.15 $50.07
All Electricity $141.08 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Kilgore SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kilgore

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kilgore
Tyler, TX 105,859 91 1.1x
Longview, TX 82,183 88 1.0x
Marshall, TX 22,881 82 1.0x
Jacksonville, TX 14,809 83 1.0x
Henderson, TX 13,145 86 1.0x
Liberty, TX 9,299 86 1.0x
White Oak, TX 6,301 91 1.1x
Gladewater, TX 5,960 84 1.0x

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