Cemetery burial plot cost in Texas: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in Texas is $4,638. Texans pay 31% more for burial plots than those living in other parts of the country. This is based on an analysis of 2,721 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $23,950 and as low as $975.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

When making arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.

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Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in Texas

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Victoria, TX$975-79%
Waco, TX$1,048-78%
Burnet, TX$1,500-68%
Porter, TX$1,500-68%
Santa Fe, TX$1,795-62%
Georgetown, TX$1,800-62%
La Feria, TX$1,883-60%
Weslaco, TX$1,995-58%
Forney, TX$2,000-57%
Granbury, TX$2,000-57%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in Texas

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
The Woodlands, TX$23,950410%
Rowlett, TX$12,333163%
Groves, TX$10,000113%
Rockwall, TX$9,600104%
Lubbock, TX$9,14395%
Round Rock, TX$9,00092%
Lake Jackson, TX$8,56082%
Beaumont, TX$7,65063%
Oklahoma City, TX$7,50060%
Port Neches, TX$7,46059%

Texas: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Abilene, TX$2,250-52%
Allen, TX$2,791-41%
Amarillo, TX$2,750-41%
Arlington, TX$4,153-12%
Austin, TX$4,8854%
Baytown, TX$6,20032%
Beaumont, TX$7,65063%
Burnet, TX$1,500-68%
Carrollton, TX$3,498-26%
Colleyville, TX$5,91226%
Conroe, TX$3,338-29%
Corpus Christi, TX$3,967-16%
Dallas, TX$5,70822%
Duncanville, TX$3,375-28%
El Paso, TX$4,614-2%
Forney, TX$2,000-57%
Fort Worth, TX$3,803-19%
Ft Worth, TX$3,060-35%
Georgetown, TX$1,800-62%
Granbury, TX$2,000-57%
Groves, TX$10,000113%
Hitchcock, TX$2,598-45%
Houston , TX$3,500-25%
Houston, TX$6,50338%
Humble, TX$4,110-12%
Irving, TX$4,300-8%
Kennedale, TX$2,639-44%
Killeen, TX$5,75022%
Killeen, TX$3,625-23%
La Feria, TX$1,883-60%
Lafayette, TX$6,10030%
Lake Jackson, TX$8,56082%
Longview, TX$2,250-52%
Lubbock, TX$9,14395%
McKinney, TX$2,964-37%
Mesquite, TX$2,499-47%
Midland, TX$5,99528%
Mission, TX$2,395-49%
New Braunfels, TX$3,067-35%
Oklahoma City, TX$7,50060%
Pasadena, TX$4,7571%
Pearland, TX$3,582-24%
Pflugerville, TX$4,7291%
Pfluggerville, TX$5,0006%
Port Neches, TX$7,46059%
Porter, TX$1,500-68%
Robstown, TX$4,7000%
Rockwall, TX$9,600104%
Round Rock, TX$9,00092%
Rowlett, TX$12,333163%
San Angelo, TX$5,45016%
San Antonio, TX$4,141-12%
San Benito, TX$2,000-57%
San, TX$3,000-36%
Santa Fe, TX$1,795-62%
Scottsdale, TX$6,00028%
Seagoville, TX$3,196-32%
Sherman, TX$2,875-39%
The Woodlands, TX$23,950410%
Tyler, TX$2,538-46%
Victoria, TX$975-79%
Waco, TX$1,048-78%
Webster, TX$6,83846%
Weslaco, TX$1,995-58%
Wichita Falls, TX$6,12530%

Texas: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 6 such cemeteries in Texas. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Dallas-Fort Worth National CemeteryOpen2000 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas, TX 75211Phone: 214-467-3374
Fort Bliss National CemeteryOpen5200 Fred Wilson Rd. El Paso, TX 79906Phone: 915-564-0201
Fort Sam Houston National CemeteryOpen1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd. San Antonio, TX 78209Phone: 210-820-3891
Houston National CemeteryOpen10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77038Phone: 281-447-8686
Kerrville National CemeteryClosed3600 Memorial Blvd. Kerrville, TX 78028Phone: 210-820-3891
San Antonio National CemeteryCremation Only517 Paso Hondo Street San Antonio, TX 78202Phone: 210-820-3891

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContact
State Veterans Cemeteries Texas Veterans Land Board1700 N. Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78701-1496Eric D. Brown, Deputy Director Phone: 512-463-5977
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery11463 South Highway 195 Killeen, TX 76542Shane Hernandez, Cemetery Director Phone: 254-616-1770
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery2520 South Inspiration Road Mission, TX 78572Leticia Marquez, Cemetery Director Phone: 956-583-7227
Texas State Veterans Cemetery At Abilene7457 W. Lake Road Abilene, TX 79601Alecia Linahan, Cemetery Director Phone: 325-673-4446FAX: 325-673-4448
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery9974 IH 37 Access Road Corpus Christi, TX 78410Bobby Shaw, Cemetery Director Phone: 361-248-4830