For both homeowners and apartment renters in North Texas, Garland is a highly advantageous place to live. Overall, the cost of housing in Texas is 79% of the average cost of housing in the United States, meaning Texas is very affordable compared to other states and the nation as a whole. Garland itself is one of the most affordable places to buy a home, as well as renting a living space. The city has a rent per unit rate ranking lower than both Dallas County and the entire Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Sources: U.S. Census ACS 2014 - 2018; CoStar 2020