Affordable Living

Dallas’ costs of living and doing business set it ahead of other leading U.S. cities. Dallas’ overall cost of living is 98.9% of the national average. Combined with low taxes and reasonable real estate costs, this helps businesses and households make more of their income, improving the business bottom line and the individual’s quality of life.

C2ER COST OF LIVING INDEX – Q1 2016


Source:  Council for Community and Economic Research, 2016. http://www.coli.org/

    • The Council for Community and Economic Research publishes an annual Cost of Living Index to provide an accurate measure to compare cost of living differences among urban areas. Items on which the index is based have been chosen to reflect different categories of consumer expenditures.