Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in Texas: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2021)

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The average burial plot cost in Texas is $3,360. On average, Texans can expect to pay 44% more than the national average for burial plots. This is based on an analysis of 1,143 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen burial plots and mausoleums listed as low as $200 and as high as $250,000.

Keep in mind that costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase a plot in.

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

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Cities with the Most Affordable Burial Plot Cost in Texas

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Cleburne, TX$200 -94%
Waco, TX$804 -76%
Hitchcock, TX$946 -72%
Victoria, TX$930 -72%
Amarillo, TX$1,375 -59%
Porter, TX$1,500 -55%
Mesquite, TX$1,722 -49%
Santa Fe, TX$1,795 -47%
Georgetown, TX$1,800 -46%
San Angelo, TX$1,817 -46%

Cities with the Most Expensive Burial Plot Cost in Texas

CityAverageDifference from State Average
The Woodlands, TX$11,975 +256%
Rockwall, TX$6,400 +90%
Rowlett, TX$6,165 +83%
Lubbock, TX$4,586 +36%
Colleyville, TX$4,372 +30%
El Paso, TX$4,164 +24%
Port Neches, TX$4,144 +23%
Round Rock, TX$3,857 +15%
Dallas, TX$3,667 +9%
Houston, TX$3,673 +9%

Average Burial Plot Cost in Texas by City

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Abilene, TX$2,250 -33%
Allen, TX$2,094 -38%
Amarillo, TX$1,375 -59%
Arlington, TX$2,591 -23%
Austin, TX$2,962 -12%
Baytown, TX$3,125 -7%
Beaumont, TX$2,391 -29%
Carrollton, TX$2,163 -36%
Cleburne, TX$200 -94%
Colleyville, TX$4,372 +30%
Conroe, TX$3,320 -1%
Corpus Christi, TX$2,472 -26%
Dallas, TX$3,667 +9%
Duncanville, TX$2,550 -24%
El Paso, TX$4,164 +24%
Fort Worth, TX$2,441 -27%
Georgetown, TX$1,800 -46%
Hitchcock, TX$946 -72%
Houston, TX$3,673 +9%
Humble, TX$2,335 -31%
Irving, TX$2,457 -27%
Kennedale, TX$2,084 -38%
Killeen, TX$2,600 -23%
La Feria, TX$1,919 -43%
Lake Jackson, TX$3,557 +6%
Longview, TX$2,256 -33%
Lubbock, TX$4,586 +36%
McKinney, TX$3,098 -8%
Mesquite, TX$1,722 -49%
New Braunfels, TX$2,300 -32%
Pasadena, TX$2,974 -11%
Pearland, TX$1,940 -42%
Pflugerville, TX$3,482 +4%
Port Neches, TX$4,144 +23%
Porter, TX$1,500 -55%
Robstown, TX$1,880 -44%
Rockwall, TX$6,400 +90%
Round Rock, TX$3,857 +15%
Rowlett, TX$6,165 +83%
San Angelo, TX$1,817 -46%
San Antonio, TX$3,092 -8%
Santa Fe, TX$1,795 -47%
Seagoville, TX$2,098 -38%
Sherman, TX$2,093 -38%
The Woodlands, TX$11,975 256%
Tyler, TX$2,371 -29%
Victoria, TX$930 -72%
Waco, TX$804 -76%
Webster, TX$2,705 -19%
Weslaco, TX$1,995 -41%
Wichita Falls, TX$3,649 +9%

Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Texas

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.

VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots in Texas

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

Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Texas

If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.

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