Sweetwater, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
77
Sweetwater's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
30 out of 405
In Texas
78 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 Sweetwater is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sweetwater, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sweetwater has an overall cost of living index of 77 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Sweetwater ranks as #78 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Sweetwater ranks as the #6,341 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Sweetwater Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Sweetwater Texas National Average
Overall 77 94 100
Services 87 98 100
Groceries 85 89 100
Health 106 95 100
Housing 37 83 100
Transportation 101 89 100
Utilities 109 101 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Sweetwater Cost of Living Vs. TX

Sweetwater, 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.

$69,300
Median Home Value
$732
Median Rent
$40,577
Median Income
Statistic Sweetwater Texas United States
Median Home Value $69,300 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $732 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $40,577 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.7x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Sweetwater Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sweetwater Texas
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $9.32 $10.68
Bowling $12.05 $14.67

Detailed Sweetwater Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sweetwater Texas
Ground Beef $3.7 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.04 $1.39
Milk $1.77 $2.05

Detailed Sweetwater Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sweetwater Texas
Haircut $19.71 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.74 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.03 $2.34

Detailed Sweetwater Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sweetwater Texas
Potatoes $2.62 $3.29
Pizza $9.14 $10.62
Beer $8.92 $9.38
Optometrist $146.11 $108.57
Doctor $121.6 $116.17
Dentist $98.5 $99.13

Detailed Sweetwater Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Sweetwater Texas
Gasoline $1.95 $2.22
Tire Balancing $61.15 $50.07
All Electricity $189.81 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Sweetwater SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sweetwater

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sweetwater
Abilene, TX 124,691 84 1.1x
Snyder, TX 11,211 83 1.1x

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