Cost of Living in Port Arthur, TX

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1943
$4475
🛋️ Without rent
$725
$2365
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1218
$2110
🍽️ Food
$531
$1382
🚐 Transport
$55.9
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3737
😀 Quality of life
60
🏙️ Population
56K

The average cost of living in Port Arthur is $1943, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1157th out of 9294 in our global list, 1038th out of 2202 in the United States, and 56th out of 130 in Texas State.

The median after-tax salary is $3737, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 5201st (TOP 56%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1948th best city to live in the United States, and 105th most liveable city in Texas State. With an estimated population of 56K, Port Arthur is the 768th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Jack Brooks Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1467 Lamar University
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Prices in Port Arthur

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.99
 Cappuccino
$4.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1245
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$995
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2247
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1787
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4493
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2520
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$954
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13320

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