3 Houston-area counties among the top 10 most expensive to live in Texas, report says

HOUSTON, Texas — A new report explores just how pricey household bills are these days, and in Houston, it’s not a pretty picture. Three local counties – Fort Bend, Waller, and Galveston – land among the top 10 most expensive in Texas, and Fort Bend landed in the top five at No. 3.

This, according to bill pay servicer Doxo, whose “DoxoInsights Explorer” calculates the average monthly payments for 10 of the most common household bills – mortgage, rent, auto loan, utilities, auto insurance, mobile phone, health insurance, cable and satellite, life insurance, and alarm and security – and compares them to the national average.

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