Named #1 Least Expensive Urban Area in the United States in 2018 by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), Harlingen affordability makes it easy for you to make a move to our city no matter where you are coming from.
The Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas.
The average for all participating places, both metropolitan and non-metropolitan, equals 100, and each participant’s index is read as a percentage of the average for all places. In all categories, Harlingen was over 20% less expensive than the average cost of living expense for the rest of the participating communities.
Click below to learn a little more about how your current cost of living compares to our community through Payscale.