Top 10 Cheapest Places To Live In Texas

Let us look at the below list of Top 10 Cheapest Places To Live In Texas in 2016 and 2017. Today all we are worried about is money flowing from our pocket and unless we are some millionaire we are very much concerned about the amount of money we spend on our daily living expenditure. No place on this earth can accommodate you if you do not have a nickel in your pocket, but there are places on this very earth which can let you stay for a little less money than the spotlight cities.

There is a famous place in the United States, called Texas, which is actually a paradise considering the cost of living there. The ‘Lone Star State’ as everyone calls it, is a place where you will get the whole country’s worth of weather packed in a mini-combo of one state at a cheap cost. The Texas is a large state in the southern U.S. which is separated from Mexico by the river the Rio Grande. A state which consists of 961 cities where 27,469,114 people live. It is actually an excellent indication of the fact that how easy living here can be, considering the cost of living only. The ten cheapest places to live in this state are:

List of Top 10 Cheapest Places To Live In Texas in 2016-2017.

10. Beaumont (Annual expenses: $64,370, Annual saving: $2,772): –

Beaumont Top Most Cheapest Places to Live in Texas in the World 2017

The city of Beaumont is considered to be 10th among the 32 cities in Texas according to the living cost index. Economic surveys provided data on how much is the average annual income of the residents here and the expenses for a family of 3(husband, wife and a child) along with the housing project data of affordable houses. The average annual income in this city is approximated to be $64,370, and the expenses are calculated to be $61,469 leaving a considerable amount of $2,722 in your Saving. Almost 80% houses are claimed to affordable.

9. San Antonio (Annual expenses: $67,118, Annual saving: $2,806): –

San Antonio Top Most Popular Cheapest Places to Live in Texas in the World 2019

The next city on the list is the second most populous city in Texas located in the south-central part of the state. With a huge population of 1.409 million (according to 2013 survey) San Antonio is a pretty cheap living destination in Texas. The average annual household income for this city is approximated to be $69,924 and the expenditure calculated to be $67,118 leaving almost $2,806 in your savings account at the end of each financial year. Here also 80% houses are said to be affordable.

8. Austin (Annual expenses: $75,644, Annual saving: $5,566): –

Austin

The ‘live music capital of the world’ happens to be the state capital of Texas. Very surprisingly this city, despite being the state capital, is featuring on our cheapest city list. Austin city is on the eastern edge of the Texas Hill Country has a total population of 885,400. The average annual income for every average family living in this city is approximate $81,210, and they spend $75,644 every year on an average, which leaves them with a $5,566 in hand at the end of the year. Here also 80% of the houses are affordable.

7. Houston (Annual expenses: $68,204, Annual saving: $6,373): –

Houston Most Cheapest Places to Live in Texas in the World 2018

The sprawling metropolis in Texas is home to 2.239 million people. Houston’s economy has an industrial base in energy, manufacturing, and aeronautics. Hence the average annual income of the people in this city is pretty good. Despite this city’s enormous industrial base it still qualifies as one of the cheapest places to live in Texas. The average family living in this city makes approximately $74,576 per annum, and they spend more or less $68,204 every year, which leaves them with a saving of $6,373. Here also 80% of the houses can be afforded by the average family.

6. Abilene (Annual expenses: $57,975, Annual saving: $6,569): –

Abilene Top 10 Cheapest Places to Live in Texas in the World 2017

This west-central Texas city, also known as the ‘The Key City’ and ‘The Friendly Frontier’ provides shelter for 121,721 people. The economy of this city depended on livestock and agriculture, but for the last few years education, healthcare and manufacturing have been the backbone of this city. The average annual income for every family in this city is approximated at $64,544 and expenses approximated at $57,975 every year, which allows them with a $6,569 in hand at the end of the year. Here 90% of the houses are affordable.

5. Wichita Falls (Annual expenses: $56,439, Annual saving: $6,801): –

Wichita Falls

The ‘Falls Town’ is a city in the county seat of Wichita County, Texas. The 29th most populous city in Texas has a population of 104,553 according to the 2010 census.The average annual income for every average family living in this city is approximate $63,240, and they spend $56,439 every year on an average, which leaves them with a $6,801 in hand at the end of the year. Here also 90% of the houses are affordable.

4. Killeen (Annual expenses: $55,887, Annual saving: $7,116): –

Killeen

This city is also known as the ‘K-Town.’ This city is located in the Bell County of Texas and according to the 2010 United States census, this city has a total population of 127,921. The economy of Killeen is heavily depended on the post and the soldiers stationed there. The average annual income for every family in this city is approximated at $63,003 and their expenditure loom at about $55,887 every year, which leaves them with a saving figure of $7,116 per year. Here also 90% of the houses are affordable.

3. Pasadena (Annual expenses: $66,813, Annual saving: $7,334): –

Pasadena Top Popular Cheapest Places to Live in Texas in the World 2018

This city carries the motto “Enriched by our Heritage. Inspired by our future”. Pasadena is located in the Houston, The Woodlands, and the Sugar Land metropolitan area. This city provides a home for 149,043 people according to the 2010 census. The average annual money making a figure of each family is approximate $74,146, and they spend $66,813 every year on living, which leaves them with a $7,334 in the bank per financial year. Here also 90% of the houses are within the reach of average people.

2. Round Rock (Annual expenses: $71,181, Annual saving: $9,882): –

Round Rock

This city is part of the Greater Austin, Texas metropolitan area. The city is located in Williamson County. The 2016 census estimated the total population of this city to be 122,727. In August 2008, this city was considered to be the Seventh-best American small city to live. An average family makes approximately $81,062 per annum here, and they spend $71,181 on living every year, hence having a handsome $9,882 in hand at the end of the year as the saving. 90% of the houses are affordable by the city people.

1. El Paso (Annual expenses: $66,394, Annual saving: $12,429): –

El Paso

‘The Sun City’ or ‘El Chuco’ or simply El Paso is the county seat of El Paso County, Texas. This city stands on the banks of river Rio Grande across the border from Ciudad, Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Enough description of this city? Now just gather the economic figures which make it the cheapest city for living. The average annual income for every average family living in this city is approximate $78,823, and they spend $66,394 every year on an average, which leaves them with a $12,429 in hand at the end of the year. Here also 90% of the houses are affordable.

There are numerous parameters to make a list of cities that are cheapest to live in Texas. Some would consider the rental costs only; some might consider food expenditure and some even considers transportation costs as the parameter. But the above two lists are based on two different parameters, first list considers the average annual income and the expenses and then prioritizes based on the amount of saving at the end of the year (because sometimes that is all that matters for a family, how much you can save becomes more important than how much you earn) and the second list focuses on the expenditure only.

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