Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.
I’d much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I’d rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.
And while every neighbhorhood in Garland might be more expensive than living in rural Texas, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.
So what exactly are those Garland neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further — you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Garland are the cheapest.
What’s the cheapest neighborhood to live in Garland for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Northeast Garland looks to be the cheaptest Garland neighborhood to live in.
At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for — some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in Garland. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Garland that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Garland.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from cheapest to most expensive.
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How We Determined The Cheapest Garland Hoods In 2020
In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Garland, we had to determine what criteria defines “cheap”.
- Overall Cost Of Living
- Rent To Income Ratio
- Median Home Value To Income Ratio
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 57 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the “Cheapest City Neighborhood In Garland.” We’re lookin’ at you, Northeast Garland.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the cheapest places Garland. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.
The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Garland For 2020
The median income in Northeast Garland comes in at $66,281 and the median home value is $110,000 for 2020.
The median income in Monica Park Heights comes in at $46,449 and the median home value is $94,200 for 2020.
The median income in Oaks comes in at $66,883 and the median home value is $118,033 for 2020.
The median income in Duck Creek Estates comes in at $75,074 and the median home value is $117,400 for 2020.
The median income in Dalcastle And Linda Heights comes in at $64,176 and the median home value is $133,050 for 2020.
The median income in First Centerville comes in at $58,958 and the median home value is $87,000 for 2020.
The median income in Holford comes in at $44,250 and the median home value is $116,900 for 2020.
The median income in Broadway Village comes in at $50,290 and the median home value is $85,600 for 2020.
The median income in Mill Creek Crossing comes in at $57,665 and the median home value is $111,733 for 2020.
Duck Creek is an area in Garland, Texas, United States that once consisted of two distinct unincorporated communities in northeastern Dallas County.
The median income in Duck Creek comes in at $61,750 and the median home value is $103,400 for 2020.
Summing Up The Cheapest Places In Garland
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Garland where prices are low and it’s cheap to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Garland aren’t all cheap. Arbor Creek takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in Garland.
We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.
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