Plainview, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Plainview's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
77 out of 403
In Texas
305 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 Plainview is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Plainview, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Plainview has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Plainview ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Plainview ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Plainview Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Plainview Texas National Average
Overall 81 91 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 95 90 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 50 83 100
Transportation 85 94 100
Utilities 86 102 100
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Plainview Cost of Living Vs. TX

Plainview, 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.

$84,400
Median Home Value
$645
Median Rent
$48,430
Median Income
Statistic Plainview Texas United States
Median Home Value $84,400 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $645 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $48,430 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Plainview Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Plainview Texas
Shampoo $0.82 $1.01
Movie $10.31 $10.72
Bowling $17.0 $13.86

Detailed Plainview Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Plainview Texas
Ground Beef $4.28 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.2 $1.4
Milk $2.03 $1.96

Detailed Plainview Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Plainview Texas
Haircut $14.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.32

Detailed Plainview Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Plainview Texas
Potatoes $2.84 $3.18
Pizza $9.0 $10.39
Beer $9.67 $9.23
Optometrist $99.0 $106.34
Doctor $116.5 $115.25
Dentist $96.33 $98.38

Detailed Plainview Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Plainview Texas
Gasoline $2.35 $2.59
Tire Balancing $38.48 $48.9
All Electricity $125.93 $167.6
Phone $181.89 $163.42

Plainview SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

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