Cost of Living in Garland, TX

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1977
$4723
🛋️ Without rent
$799
$2598
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1178
$2125
🍽️ Food
$573
$1489
🚐 Transport
$77.1
$202
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3367
😀 Quality of life
69
🏙️ Population
246K

The average cost of living in Garland is $1977, which is in the top 6% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 567th out of 9294 in our global list, 461st out of 2202 in the United States, and 10th out of 130 in Texas State.

The median after-tax salary is $3367, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 2593rd (TOP 28%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 696th best city to live in the United States, and 32nd most liveable city in Texas State. With an estimated population of 246K, Garland is the 95th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 21 km Dallas Love Field
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 321 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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Prices in Garland

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.04
 Cappuccino
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1070
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$996
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2279
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1804
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3156
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1233
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$60.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1074
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14974

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