Rockwall, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
108
Rockwall's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
361 out of 403
In Texas
3,964 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 Rockwall is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rockwall, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Rockwall has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Rockwall has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Rockwall ranks as #3,965 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Rockwall ranks as the #2,441 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Rockwall Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Rockwall Texas National Average
Overall 108 91 100
Services 110 95 100
Groceries 97 90 100
Health 78 97 100
Housing 117 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 109 102 100
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Rockwall Cost of Living Vs. TX

Rockwall, 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.

$261,400
Median Home Value
$1,295
Median Rent
$95,653
Median Income
Statistic Rockwall Texas United States
Median Home Value $261,400 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,295 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $95,653 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Rockwall Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rockwall Texas
Shampoo $1.12 $1.01
Movie $11.5 $10.72
Bowling $21.67 $13.86

Detailed Rockwall Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rockwall Texas
Ground Beef $4.36 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.4
Milk $1.79 $1.96

Detailed Rockwall Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rockwall Texas
Haircut $19.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.3 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.0 $2.32

Detailed Rockwall Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rockwall Texas
Potatoes $3.14 $3.18
Pizza $10.84 $10.39
Beer $9.86 $9.23
Optometrist $125.0 $106.34
Doctor $64.0 $115.25
Dentist $87.0 $98.38

Detailed Rockwall Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Rockwall Texas
Gasoline $2.47 $2.59
Tire Balancing $49.7 $48.9
All Electricity $192.55 $167.6
Phone $182.64 $163.42

Rockwall SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Rockwall

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Rockwall
Garland, TX 238,418 96 0.9x
Richardson, TX 116,432 107 1.0x
Allen, TX 101,699 104 1.0x
Rowlett, TX 63,793 105 1.0x
Sachse, TX 25,607 106 1.0x
Balch Springs, TX 25,190 92 0.9x
Forney, TX 21,459 103 1.0x
Murphy, TX 20,612 127 1.2x
Terrell, TX 17,869 93 0.9x
Seagoville, TX 16,514 92 0.9x

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