Cost of Living

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With the lowest composite cost of living index rating among the three largest cities in the metro area, Round Rock offers a great quality of life at an affordable price. Our current Cost of Living Index (COLI) score is 93, with the national composite average being 100. Round Rock has one of the lowest cost of living scores among comparable technology-driven communities.

The index is published by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and takes into account various categories including groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, goods and services, and healthcare.