The 10 Cheapest Garland, TX Neighborhoods To Live In For 2019


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Garland are the cheapest of the cheap.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the cheapest neighborhoods to live in Garland.
Cheapest Neighborhoods In Garland

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 2019? 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 2019

In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Garland, we had to determine what criteria defines ‘cheap’.

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • 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 2019

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 1,479
Cost Of Living Index: 92 (16th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.7 (4th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.012 (6th cheapest)
More on Northeast Garland: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Northeast Garland comes in at $66,281 and the median home value is $110,000 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 1,277
Cost Of Living Index: 87 (2nd cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.0 (25th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.011 (5th cheapest)
More on Monica Park Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Monica Park Heights comes in at $46,449 and the median home value is $94,200 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 1,932
Cost Of Living Index: 92 (16th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.8 (13th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.013 (7th cheapest)
More on Oaks: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Oaks comes in at $66,883 and the median home value is $118,033 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 387
Cost Of Living Index: 94 (26th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.6 (2nd cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.014 (12th cheapest)
More on Duck Creek Estates: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Duck Creek Estates comes in at $75,074 and the median home value is $117,400 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 797
Cost Of Living Index: 91 (12th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.1 (28th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.008 (3rd cheapest)
More on Dalcastle And Linda Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Dalcastle And Linda Heights comes in at $64,176 and the median home value is $133,050 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Population: 281
Cost Of Living Index: 92 (16th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.5 (1st cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.019 (28th cheapest)
More on First Centerville: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in First Centerville comes in at $58,958 and the median home value is $87,000 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 1,833
Cost Of Living Index: 89 (6th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 2.6 (45th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.009 (4th cheapest)
More on Holford: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Holford comes in at $44,250 and the median home value is $116,900 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 324
Cost Of Living Index: 91 (12th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.7 (8th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.022 (39th cheapest)
More on Broadway Village: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Broadway Village comes in at $50,290 and the median home value is $85,600 for 2019.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 601
Cost Of Living Index: 93 (21st cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.9 (20th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.016 (18th cheapest)
More on Mill Creek Crossing: Homes For Sale | Data

The median income in Mill Creek Crossing comes in at $57,665 and the median home value is $111,733 for 2019.

Duck Creek Garland, TX

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 1,082
Cost Of Living Index: 94 (26th cheapest)
Home Value To Income Ratio: 1.7 (7th cheapest)
Rent To Income Ratio: 0.02 (29th cheapest)
More on Duck Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

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 2019.

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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Detailed List Of The Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Garland For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Cost Of Living Index
1 Northeast Garland 92
2 Monica Park Heights 87
3 Oaks 92
4 Duck Creek Estates 94
5 Dalcastle And Linda Heights 91
6 First Centerville 92
7 Holford 89
8 Broadway Village 91
9 Mill Creek Crossing 93
10 Duck Creek 94
11 Coomer Creek 97
12 Picket Place 97
13 Camelot Community 97
14 Brentwood Place 94
15 Brentwood Village 94
16 Fall Creek Estates 97
17 Chandler Heights 88
18 Bellaire Heights 87
19 Freemonteers 90
20 Place One 100
21 Apollo Arapaho And Camelot 94
22 Monica Park 86
23 Creekside 96
24 Country Brook 99
25 Oakridge 94
26 Hidden Forest 98
27 New West 90
28 Rainbow Estates 89
29 Springfield Estates 101
30 Park Groves 92
31 Holiday Park 93
32 Sutton Place 93
33 Almeta-Bonita-Bella Vista 89
34 Camelot 97
35 Rustic Oaks 101
36 Shores Of Eastern Hills 111
37 Crystal Lake 96
38 Glynnhill Highland Estates 92
39 Waterford Estates 98
40 Hills Of Firewheel 118
41 Valley Creek North 102
42 Meadowood 104
43 The Enclave 104
44 Towngate 90
45 Creek Bend 114
46 Springpark 114
47 Fernwood 92
48 Creek Valley 96
49 Wood Glen 99
50 The Shores Of Wellington 99
51 Park North 92
52 Trails 95
53 Forest Crest 95
54 Creekside Village 99
55 Charleston Commons 101
56 Village Green 97
57 Arbor Creek 95

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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