Texas City, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
Texas City's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
200 out of 403
In Texas
1,523 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 Texas City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Texas City, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Texas City has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Texas City has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Texas City ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Texas City ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Texas City Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Texas City Texas National Average
Overall 89 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 64 83 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 107 102 100
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Texas City Cost of Living Vs. TX

Texas 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Texas City Texas United States
Median Home Value $124,200 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $970 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $48,839 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Texas City Services Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Texas City Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Texas City Health Costs Vs. Texas

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

Detailed Texas City Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Texas City 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 Texas City Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

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

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