Arlington Texas Cost Of Living | Homes for sale 

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Cost Of Living Quick Facts


The Arlington Texas estimated median household income in 2011 is $51,782

Mortgage Payment:

The average mortgage payment for a house and a family with 2 children is around $1,100.00 a month. Yhis includes taxes and insurance.

Some of the expenses that make up the cost of living in Arlington, Texas include:

Food and Home Neccesities:

Food makes up about 13.5% of the average cost of living. The cost averages at about $7,300.00 annually.


Health Care:

Health care is the same cost for most Texas cities. However, the percentage it makes up varies in every city. Health care makes up 3.1% of the average cost of living. The cost is about $2,100.00 annually.


Transportation is becoming a larger part of the average cost of living for Arlington, Texas. This cost averages at $8,500.00 annually. This figure includes gas and car payments.


Entertainment is roughly the same for the cities of Tarrant County. For Arlington, it makes up 4.2% of the average cost of living. This cost averages at about $2,250.00 annually.arl16


Clothing and apparel is a very needed for every family. This cost makes up about 4.8% of the average cost of living. This cost averages at about $2,600.00 annually.

The Median gross rent in 2011 was  $1018 and rising fast.

The cost of living index for Arlington is 83 compared to the national average of 100.

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