According to the most recent data on the cost of living, The Woodlands has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Texas, The Woodlands has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Texas's index of 94.
The standard of living in The Woodlands ranks as #4,630 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies The Woodlands ranks as the #1,789 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.
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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.