Rio Grande City, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
74
Rio Grande City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
15 out of 405
In Texas
23 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 Rio Grande City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rio Grande City, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Rio Grande City has an overall cost of living index of 74 which is 0.7x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Rio Grande City has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Rio Grande City ranks as #23 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Rio Grande City ranks as the #6,396 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Rio Grande City Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Rio Grande City Texas National Average
Overall 74 94 100
Services 78 98 100
Groceries 88 89 100
Health 71 95 100
Housing 47 83 100
Transportation 91 89 100
Utilities 104 101 100
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Rio Grande City Cost of Living Vs. TX

Rio Grande City, 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.

$91,500
Median Home Value
$634
Median Rent
$38,542
Median Income
Statistic Rio Grande City Texas United States
Median Home Value $91,500 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $634 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $38,542 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Rio Grande City Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rio Grande City Texas
Shampoo $0.89 $1.06
Movie $10.25 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Rio Grande City Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rio Grande City Texas
Ground Beef $4.31 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.47 $1.39
Milk $1.91 $2.05

Detailed Rio Grande City Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rio Grande City Texas
Haircut $11.21 $18.62
Beauty Salon $30.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.15 $2.34

Detailed Rio Grande City Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rio Grande City Texas
Potatoes $2.67 $3.29
Pizza $10.32 $10.62
Beer $9.64 $9.38
Optometrist $75.0 $108.57
Doctor $57.67 $116.17
Dentist $63.67 $99.13

Detailed Rio Grande City Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rio Grande City Texas
Gasoline $1.97 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.33 $50.07
All Electricity $175.49 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Rio Grande City SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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