Cost of Living

Salado, Texas is ideally located in the heart of the Texas triangle. This places us within 2.5 hours of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the Houston metropolitan area and the San Antonio metropolitan area. Long recognized for its scenic beauty and artistic flair, Salado offers residents a cost of living consistent with the national average and is recognized for its beautiful home sites, outstanding schools and close proximity to everything from fine dining to entertainment.

Cost of Living Index Salado United States
Overall 101 100
Grocery 83 100
Health 101 100
Housing 122 100
Transportation 96 100
Utilities 96 100
Quick facts about Salado, Texas
  • The median home cost in Salado is $209,100. Home appreciation the last year has been .2 percent.
  • The unemployment rate in Salado is 5.40 percent (U.S. average is 4.9 percent).
  • Recent job growth is positive. Salado jobs have increased by 1.62 percent.