George West 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.
IndexGeorge WestTexasNational
Cost of living index8390100
IndexGeorge WestTexasNational
Goods & Services index9594100
Groceries index8589100
Health care index9395100
Housing index5381100
Transportation index9593100
Utilities index11595100

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  • The cost of living in George West is 7% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in George West is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in George West is 47% 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$45,521$3,793$1,062$1,366
Renters$26,389$2,199$616$792

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

ItemGeorge WestNational 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

ItemGeorge WestNational 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

ItemGeorge WestNational 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

ItemGeorge WestNational avg.Difference
Home Price $77,200.00$175,700.0056.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $895.75$1,133.2321.0%
Apartment Rent $683.00$920.0025.8%

Transportation

ItemGeorge WestNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.74$1.9912.7%
Tire Balancing $51.91$45.7613.4%

Utilities

ItemGeorge WestNational 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.
Three Rivers, TX1,59081-19%
George West, TX2,50083-17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Brewster, OH2,50085-15%
Red Hill, PA2,4991088%
Brogden, NC2,49990-10%
Kalona, IA2,50192-8%
Rockville, MN2,4991044%
George West, TX2,50083-17%
Source: The George West, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.