Prairie View, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
90
Prairie View's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
209 out of 405
In Texas
1,633 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 Prairie View is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Prairie View, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Prairie View has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Prairie View has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Prairie View ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Prairie View ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Prairie View Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Prairie View Texas National Average
Overall 90 94 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 89 89 100
Health 106 95 100
Housing 86 83 100
Transportation 88 89 100
Utilities 92 101 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Prairie View Cost of Living Vs. TX

Prairie View, 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.

$188,300
Median Home Value
$995
Median Rent
$16,363
Median Income
Statistic Prairie View Texas United States
Median Home Value $188,300 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $995 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $16,363 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 11.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.73x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Prairie View Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Prairie View Texas
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $11.16 $10.68
Bowling $15.56 $14.67

Detailed Prairie View Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Prairie View Texas
Ground Beef $4.22 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.06 $1.39
Milk $1.54 $2.05

Detailed Prairie View Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Prairie View Texas
Haircut $19.05 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.34

Detailed Prairie View Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Prairie View Texas
Potatoes $2.42 $3.29
Pizza $9.52 $10.62
Beer $9.64 $9.38
Optometrist $90.16 $108.57
Doctor $117.34 $116.17
Dentist $113.37 $99.13

Detailed Prairie View Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Prairie View Texas
Gasoline $1.84 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.43 $50.07
All Electricity $149.25 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Prairie View SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
8
Affordability
1
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Prairie View

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Prairie View
Sugar Land, TX 118,563 117 1.3x
Mission Bend, TX 38,693 97 1.1x
Fresno, TX 23,745 96 1.1x
Bellaire, TX 18,862 173 1.9x
Pecan Grove, TX 18,204 102 1.1x
Cinco Ranch, TX 17,588 119 1.3x
West University Place, TX 15,589 195 2.2x
Four Corners, TX 11,634 101 1.1x
Hempstead, TX 8,056 83 0.9x
Brookshire, TX 5,601 84 0.9x

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