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.
|Living Expense||Prairie View||Texas||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Prairie View|
|Sugar Land, TX||118,563||117||1.3x|
|Mission Bend, TX||38,693||97||1.1x|
|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|