Texarkana, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
83
Texarkana's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
96 out of 405
In Texas
491 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 Texarkana is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Texarkana, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Texarkana has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Texarkana has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 94.

The standard of living in Texarkana ranks as #491 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Texarkana ranks as the #5,927 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Texarkana Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Texarkana Texas National Average
Overall 83 94 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 89 100
Health 93 95 100
Housing 65 83 100
Transportation 80 89 100
Utilities 89 101 100
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Texarkana Cost of Living Vs. TX

Texarkana, 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.

$143,300
Median Home Value
$797
Median Rent
$46,408
Median Income
Statistic Texarkana Texas United States
Median Home Value $143,300 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $797 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $46,408 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Texarkana Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texarkana Texas
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $8.49 $10.68
Bowling $12.33 $14.67

Detailed Texarkana Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texarkana Texas
Ground Beef $3.89 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.02 $1.39
Milk $2.03 $2.05

Detailed Texarkana Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texarkana Texas
Haircut $14.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.25 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.61 $2.34

Detailed Texarkana Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texarkana Texas
Potatoes $2.98 $3.29
Pizza $10.89 $10.62
Beer $9.26 $9.38
Optometrist $74.64 $108.57
Doctor $104.5 $116.17
Dentist $91.3 $99.13

Detailed Texarkana Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texarkana Texas
Gasoline $1.78 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.89 $50.07
All Electricity $131.55 $167.67
Phone $184.73 $175.64

Texarkana SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Texarkana

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Texarkana
Texarkana, AR 29,864 83 1.0x
Hope, AR 9,668 77 0.9x
De Queen, AR 6,499 78 0.9x

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