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Cost of Living

Cost of LivingCentrally located in one of the most affordable U.S. metropolitan areas, Grapevine provides corporate opportunity and a strong community at a reasonable cost. The Dallas-Fort Worth area consistently ranks near the top of U.S. metros for affordability.

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What’s more, Grapevine boasts one of the lowest property tax rates in Tarrant County. Businesses have continually cited these kinds of financial advantages in why they chose Grapevine as a location.

According to a 2012 Forbes article, since 2008, roughly 40% of the nation’s new jobs have been created in Texas and population growth has been explosive, in response. More Americans chose to move to Texas than any other state from, from 2010 to 2011, and on Forbes' list of "America's Most Affordable Cities," Fort Worth ranked No. 3 and Dallas ranked No. 17. (source Forbes)

Cost of Living - Top 20 Metropolitan Areas
 Metro Area  Index
St. Louis, MO-IL 90.1
Dallas, TX 90.8
Houston, TX 91.4
Tampa, FL  92.6
Atlanta, GA  96.2
Phoenix, AZ  99.5
U.S. Metro Average  100.0
Detroit, MI  102.6
Miami, FL  104.7
Minneapolis, MN  109.7
Riverside City, CA  110.5
Chicago, IL  118.3
Baltimore, MD  119.1
Seattle, WA  123.3
Philadelphia, PA  126.5
Boston, MA  131.1
San Diego, CA  132.3
Los Angeles, CA  136.2
Washington, DC  137.9
San Francisco, CA  162.1
New York, NY (Manhattan)  218.0

Source: "ACCRA Cost of Living Index, First Quarter 2010" Council for Community and Economic Research, May 2010.

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