Pharr, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
73
Pharr's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
18 out of 403
In Texas
23 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 Pharr is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pharr, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pharr has an overall cost of living index of 73 which is 0.7x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Pharr ranks as #23 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Pharr ranks as the #6,384 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Pharr Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Pharr Texas National Average
Overall 73 91 100
Services 77 95 100
Groceries 85 90 100
Health 70 97 100
Housing 50 83 100
Transportation 90 94 100
Utilities 101 102 100
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Pharr Cost of Living Vs. TX

Pharr, 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.

$80,900
Median Home Value
$752
Median Rent
$39,884
Median Income
Statistic Pharr Texas United States
Median Home Value $80,900 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $752 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $39,884 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Pharr Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Pharr Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Pharr Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Pharr Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Pharr 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 Pharr Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

Pharr SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pharr

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pharr
McAllen, TX 141,968 79 1.1x
Edinburg, TX 95,847 77 1.1x
Mission, TX 83,567 77 1.1x
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
Mercedes, TX 16,564 70 1.0x
Donna, TX 16,409 70 1.0x
Hidalgo, TX 13,884 74 1.0x

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