Mustang-Padre Island 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.
IndexMustang-Padre IslandCorpus ChristiTexas
Cost of living index1158990
IndexMustang-Padre IslandCorpus ChristiTexas
Goods & Services index959594
Groceries index858589
Health care index939395
Housing index1587481
Transportation index959593
Utilities index11511595

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  • The cost of living in Mustang-Padre Island is 28% higher than the Corpus Christi average.
  • The cost of living in Mustang-Padre Island is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mustang-Padre Island is 58% higher 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)
Household$95,974$7,998$2,239$2,880

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

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.65$15.565.9%
Beauty Salon $44.08$36.1122.1%
Toothpaste $1.86$2.4724.6%
Shampoo $0.75$0.9622.3%
Movie $7.75$10.1323.5%
Bowling $7.99$4.7468.7%

Groceries

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.36$3.9815.6%
Fried Chicken $1.19$1.4115.4%
Milk $1.75$2.0615.2%
Potatoes $2.58$2.9813.6%
Pizza $8.41$9.4711.3%
Beer $8.30$8.795.7%

Health Care

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $108.33$101.047.2%
Doctor $97.00$107.449.7%
Dentist $79.17$90.4212.4%
Ibuprofen $8.14$9.2812.3%
Lipitor $435.77$426.502.2%

Housing

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
Home Price $113,700.00$175,700.0035.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $895.75$1,133.2321.0%
Apartment Rent $872.00$920.005.2%

Transportation

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.74$1.9912.7%
Tire Balancing $51.91$45.7613.4%

Utilities

ItemCorpus ChristiNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$213.79$163.8130.5%
Phone $27.01$28.394.9%
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.
Ingleside on the Bay, TX5791011%
Port Aransas, TX3,67711111%
Corpus Christi, TX312,68089-11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Riverside, CA313,04111919%
St. Louis, MO318,72790-10%
Pittsburgh, PA306,04585-15%
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,47394-6%
Anchorage, AK298,17813131%
Corpus Christi, TX312,68089-11%
Source: The Mustang-Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.