Sugar Land, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
117
Sugar Land's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
376 out of 403
In Texas
4,633 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 Sugar Land is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sugar Land, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sugar Land has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Sugar Land has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Sugar Land ranks as #4,636 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Sugar Land ranks as the #1,770 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Sugar Land Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Sugar Land Texas National Average
Overall 117 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 159 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Sugar Land Cost of Living Vs. TX

Sugar Land, 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.

$323,300
Median Home Value
$1,775
Median Rent
$121,274
Median Income
Statistic Sugar Land Texas United States
Median Home Value $323,300 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,775 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $121,274 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Sugar Land Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sugar Land Texas
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $10.26 $10.72
Bowling $19.8 $13.86

Detailed Sugar Land Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sugar Land Texas
Ground Beef $3.61 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $1.29 $1.96

Detailed Sugar Land Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sugar Land Texas
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $62.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.99 $2.32

Detailed Sugar Land Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sugar Land Texas
Potatoes $2.63 $3.18
Pizza $8.54 $10.39
Beer $9.68 $9.23
Optometrist $122.22 $106.34
Doctor $85.83 $115.25
Dentist $95.7 $98.38

Detailed Sugar Land Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sugar Land Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.17 $48.9
All Electricity $189.83 $167.6
Phone $181.14 $163.42

Sugar Land SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sugar Land

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sugar Land
Mission Bend, TX 37,979 95 0.8x
Fresno, TX 25,072 97 0.8x
Sienna Plantation, TX 19,486 124 1.1x
Bellaire, TX 18,815 172 1.5x
Pecan Grove, TX 17,380 103 0.9x
Stafford, TX 17,206 99 0.8x
Cinco Ranch, TX 16,437 118 1.0x
New Territory, TX 15,699 114 1.0x
West University Place, TX 15,603 193 1.6x
Richmond, TX 12,646 87 0.7x

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