The following cost of living index table provides comparisons in living costs between Brownsville, Texas and other cities in the United States. The cost of living index in Brownsville is consistently ranked below the national average. Brownsville’s cost of living index composite is 90.2, which means the cost of living in Brownsville is 90.2% of the U.S. average. If the average cost of living is 100, and the San Diego Index is 131.2, then San Diego is 31.2 % more expensive than the U.S. average.
Source: ACCRA 2013