Beaumont 63 Below average
Beaumont Livability #1,281 ranked city in Texas#20,484 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas

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      Living in Beaumont, TX

      Beaumont, Texas is a medium-sized city with a population of 117,729 inhabitants. Individuals of White (45%) and Black or African American (48%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. If you are not a fan of long commutes, you will enjoy living in Beaumont. With average one way commute time of only 18 minutes, getting to and from work is a breeze compared to the national average of 26 minutes.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Beaumont, Texas could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Beaumont and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Beaumont to Texas and the national average.

      With a livability score of 71/100, Beaumont is ranked #9,270 in the United States and #1,109 in Texas. For each of the livability categories, we know that Beaumont ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+), weather (B+) and education (B-). There are some categories that Beaumont scores poorly for, including: crime (F), employment (D) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Beaumont, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Beaumont: Gator Country Wildlife Adventure Park and Restaurant, McFaddin-Ward House, and Big Thicket National Preserve.

      Beaumont real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Beaumont. The median home price for Beaumont homes is $99,800, which is 30.1% lower than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Beaumont, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 7.7% lower than the Texas average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Beaumont area were 8.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.1%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Beaumont transportation information

      Statistic Beaumont Texas National
      Average one way commute18min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work89.9%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.8%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home1.4%4.3%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Beaumont, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).