Electra 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.
IndexElectraTexasNational
Cost of living index7491100
IndexElectraTexasNational
Goods & Services index9097100
Groceries index9990100
Health care index9396100
Housing index3581100
Transportation index8295100
Utilities index8594100

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  • The cost of living in Electra is 19% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Electra is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Electra is 65% 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$42,125$3,510$983$1,264
Renters$33,505$2,792$782$1,005

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

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
Haircut $10.33$14.5929.2%
Beauty Salon $30.78$34.6811.2%
Toothpaste $2.28$2.477.8%
Shampoo $0.97$1.025.1%
Movie $9.50$9.873.7%
Bowling $3.65$4.3916.9%

Groceries

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.29$4.484.2%
Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4619.4%
Milk $2.62$2.3611.2%
Potatoes $3.22$3.065.2%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.73$8.631.1%

Health Care

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $89.67$99.7810.1%
Doctor $77.50$105.0326.2%
Dentist $92.00$88.703.7%
Ibuprofen $8.58$9.418.8%
Lipitor $299.05$298.500.2%

Housing

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
Home Price $34,700.00$175,700.0080.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $893.79$1,081.0317.3%
Apartment Rent $661.00$920.0028.2%

Transportation

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.67$2.0920.2%
Tire Balancing $40.00$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemElectraNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$163.85$170.804.1%
Phone $19.99$28.2629.3%
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.
Davidson, OK37473-27%
Grandfield, OK1,01874-26%
Iowa Park, TX6,37581-19%
Electra, TX2,76474-26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Poplar-Cotton Center, CA2,76492-8%
Diamond, IL2,7641011%
Sublimity, OR2,76411717%
Ashley, PA2,76592-8%
Wellsburg, WV2,76386-14%
Electra, TX2,76474-26%
Source: The Electra, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.