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Cost of Living in Houston, TX

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Houston, TX?

Houston, TX Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $1.6K $1.5K $1.6K $1.4K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $4.3K $4.2K $4.2K $4K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $2.1K $2.2K $2.2K $2K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $5.1K $5.2K $5.2K $5K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Houston during rush hour?

Channelview 21 minutes
Galena Park 21 minutes
Humble 24 minutes
South Houston 24 minutes
Pasadena 25 minutes
Highlands 26 minutes
Crosby 26 minutes
Deer Park 27 minutes
Bellaire 29 minutes
Spring 30 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Houston, TX?

Houston, TX Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.991381 0.742366 0.813268 0.422977 0.364835

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