Cost of living in Dallas, Texas, United States

Summary of cost of living in Dallas, Texas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,787
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $3,165
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Dallas, Texas
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.88
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.82
12 eggs, large $3.69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.04
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.97
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.80
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $5.63
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $18
2 liters of coca-cola $2.79
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.95
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,487
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,932
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $195
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,708
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,456
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $187
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen tv $271
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $181
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $15
Hourly rate for cleaning help $42
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $53
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $73
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $112
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $187
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $37,879
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.91
Monthly ticket public transport $108
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $29
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $13
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $29
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $84
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.22
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $7
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.34
Tube of toothpaste $1.93
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $41
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $451
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $94
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $8
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $629
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.48
1 month of gym membership in business district $76
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 463 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

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