Vernon, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
78
Vernon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
37 out of 405
In Texas
113 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 Vernon is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Vernon, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Vernon has an overall cost of living index of 78 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Vernon ranks as #113 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Vernon ranks as the #6,306 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Vernon Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Vernon Texas National Average
Overall 78 94 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 91 89 100
Health 97 95 100
Housing 43 83 100
Transportation 87 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100
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Vernon Cost of Living Vs. TX

Vernon, 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.

$69,400
Median Home Value
$692
Median Rent
$43,315
Median Income
Statistic Vernon Texas United States
Median Home Value $69,400 $187,200 $229,800
Median Rent $692 $1,082 $1,096
Median Income $43,315 $63,826 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Vernon Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Vernon Texas
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $10.25 $10.68
Bowling $11.67 $14.67

Detailed Vernon Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Vernon Texas
Ground Beef $4.32 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.01 $1.39
Milk $1.82 $2.05

Detailed Vernon Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Vernon Texas
Haircut $13.37 $18.62
Beauty Salon $28.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.45 $2.34

Detailed Vernon Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Vernon Texas
Potatoes $2.56 $3.29
Pizza $10.0 $10.62
Beer $10.1 $9.38
Optometrist $125.33 $108.57
Doctor $103.33 $116.17
Dentist $95.33 $99.13

Detailed Vernon Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Vernon Texas
Gasoline $1.87 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.0 $50.07
All Electricity $191.86 $167.67
Phone $185.48 $175.64

Vernon SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Vernon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Vernon
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