Bluetown cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBluetownTexasNational
Cost of living index6490100
IndexBluetownTexasNational
Goods & Services index7794100
Groceries index8289100
Health care index8795100
Housing index2281100
Transportation index8393100
Utilities index9595100

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  • The cost of living in Bluetown is 28% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Bluetown is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bluetown is 78% lower than the national average.
  • Texas general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Texas state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$23,750$1,979$554$713
Renters$14,615$1,218$341$438

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Texas0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $6.00$15.5661.5%
Beauty Salon $22.85$36.1136.7%
Toothpaste $2.01$2.4718.7%
Shampoo $0.75$0.9622.3%
Movie $10.25$10.131.2%
Bowling $3.75$4.7420.8%

Groceries

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.27$3.9817.9%
Fried Chicken $1.06$1.4124.9%
Milk $1.88$2.069.1%
Potatoes $1.52$2.9849.1%
Pizza $9.00$9.475.0%
Beer $11.19$8.7927.2%

Health Care

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $62.50$101.0438.1%
Doctor $95.33$107.4411.3%
Dentist $75.56$90.4216.4%
Ibuprofen $7.50$9.2819.2%
Lipitor $438.50$426.502.8%

Housing

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $28,300.00$175,700.0083.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $858.77$1,133.2324.2%
Apartment Rent $339.00$920.0063.2%

Transportation

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.71$1.9914.4%
Tire Balancing $36.00$45.7621.3%

Utilities

ItemBluetownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.13$163.811.6%
Phone $25.67$28.399.6%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Villa del Sol, TX4682-18%
La Feria North, TX8582-18%
Ratamosa, TX23182-18%
Barrera, TX080-20%
El Camino Angosto, TX13582-18%
Bluetown, TX31964-36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Fire Island, NY31914545%
Sandy Creek, NC31993-7%
Eagle Nest, NM31984-16%
Dillsboro, NC319100-0%
Arimo, ID31986-14%
Bluetown, TX31964-36%
Source: The Bluetown, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.