Everyone knows everything is bigger in Texas, but does “bigger” mean more expensive? As it turns out, the cost of living in Texas is gratifyingly affordable — there is no state income tax — and Eagle Pass is particularly easy on the wallet.
Compared to the rest of the country, Eagle Pass's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. When analyzing housing costs in Eagle Pass versus the rest of the nation, our City comes in at 58.2 compared with an average U.S. index of 100; meaning housing is significantly cheaper here.
San Antonio, Texas, is just a little over two hours away, but costs of living are worlds apart. Life on the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass is much more affordable. Overall, San Antonio is 12.1% more expensive than Eagle Pass, and San Antonio’s median home cost is 49% more expensive.
In Eagle Pass, you’ll keep more of your hard-earned money to enjoy the 300 Block Art and Entertainment District and the mouthwatering Tex-Mex cuisine. It is a secure and affordable place to call home with its vibrant art, culture, entertainment, and restaurant scene.