Prairie View, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Prairie View's Overall Cost Of Living
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 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 92 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 higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Prairie View ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Prairie View ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

Prairie View Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Prairie View Texas National Average
Overall 92 91 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 90 90 100
Health 107 97 100
Housing 87 83 100
Transportation 91 94 100
Utilities 96 102 100
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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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Prairie View Texas United States
Median Home Value $167,100 $161,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,030 $998 $1,023
Median Income $26,313 $59,570 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.4x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.47x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Prairie View

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Prairie View
Sugar Land, TX 118,182 117 1.3x
Mission Bend, TX 39,291 95 1.0x
Fresno, TX 24,607 97 1.1x
Bellaire, TX 18,733 172 1.9x
Cinco Ranch, TX 16,977 118 1.3x
Pecan Grove, TX 16,651 103 1.1x
New Territory, TX 15,699 114 1.2x
West University Place, TX 15,619 193 2.1x
Four Corners, TX 12,465 101 1.1x
Greatwood, TX 12,437 122 1.3x

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