Wichita Falls, TX Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Wichita Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
77 out of 403
In Texas
305 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 Wichita Falls is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Wichita Falls, TX?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Wichita Falls has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Texas, Wichita Falls has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Texas's index of 91.

The standard of living in Wichita Falls ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Texas. By definition, that implies Wichita Falls ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Lone Star State.

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Wichita Falls Cost Of Living Vs. Texas

Living Expense Wichita Falls Texas National Average
Overall 81 91 100
Services 88 95 100
Groceries 86 90 100
Health 100 97 100
Housing 59 83 100
Transportation 86 94 100
Utilities 103 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Texas, check out:
Wichita Falls Cost of Living Vs. TX

Wichita Falls, 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.

$102,400
Median Home Value
$794
Median Rent
$47,476
Median Income
Statistic Wichita Falls Texas United States
Median Home Value $102,400 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $794 $1,045 $1,062
Median Income $47,476 $61,874 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Wichita Falls Services Costs Vs. Texas

Item Wichita Falls Texas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $10.55 $10.72
Bowling $11.0 $13.86

Detailed Wichita Falls Groceries Costs Vs. Texas

Item Wichita Falls Texas
Ground Beef $2.31 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.4
Milk $1.67 $1.96

Detailed Wichita Falls Health Costs Vs. Texas

Item Wichita Falls Texas
Haircut $11.99 $17.49
Beauty Salon $25.99 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Wichita Falls Transportation Costs Vs. Texas

Item Wichita Falls Texas
Potatoes $2.47 $3.18
Pizza $9.19 $10.39
Beer $8.77 $9.23
Optometrist $120.0 $106.34
Doctor $102.5 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Wichita Falls Utilities Costs Vs. Texas

Item Wichita Falls Texas
Gasoline $2.34 $2.59
Tire Balancing $40.0 $48.9
All Electricity $175.02 $167.6
Phone $181.89 $163.42

Wichita Falls SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Wichita Falls

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Wichita Falls
Lawton, OK 94,017 86 1.1x
Lakeside, VA 12,374 97 1.2x
Burkburnett, TX 11,167 82 1.0x
Vernon, TX 10,509 77 1.0x
Iowa Park, TX 6,328 80 1.0x

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