Lamesa, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
86
Lamesa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
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 Lamesa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lamesa, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lamesa has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lamesa ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Lamesa ranks as the #5447 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Lamesa Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Lamesa Texas National Average
Overall 86 91 100
Services 112 95 100
Groceries 93 90 100
Health 96 97 100
Housing 42 83 100
Transportation 100 94 100
Utilities 108 102 100
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Lamesa Cost of Living Vs. TX

Lamesa, 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.

$65,300
Median Home Value
$650
Median Rent
$40,913
Median Income
Statistic Lamesa Texas United States
Median Home Value $65,300 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $650 $998 $1,023
Median Income $40,913 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.6x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Lamesa SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lamesa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lamesa
Midland, TX 135,134 105 1.2x
Big Spring, TX 28,367 90 1.0x
Andrews, TX 13,525 91 1.1x
Brownfield, TX 9,596 80 0.9x

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