Hunters Creek Village 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.
IndexHunters Creek VillageTexasNational
Cost of living index19691100
IndexHunters Creek VillageTexasNational
Goods & Services index10197100
Groceries index8690100
Health care index9196100
Housing index43481100
Transportation index8995100
Utilities index9494100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Hunters Creek Village, TX is displayed above. In Hunters Creek Village, TX, the overall cost of living index is 196, which is 117% higher than the Texas average and 96% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Hunters Creek Village, TX, the city's goods and services are 3% higher than the Texas average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Hunters Creek Village is 117% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Hunters Creek Village is 96% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hunters Creek Village is 334% 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)
Owners$248,523$20,710$5,798$7,456
Renters$158,500$13,208$3,698$4,755
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Hunters Creek Village, TX as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Hunters Creek Village, TX homeowners, is $248,523. This would allow for a maximum of $5,798 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $158,500 which would result in a maximum of $3,698 to be spent on rental costs.

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Texas0%0%
For those who live in Hunters Creek Village, TX and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Texas income tax rate and the Texas sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Texas, the sales tax is 6.25%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8.25%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Texas, the income tax rate ranges between 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.70$14.597.6%
Beauty Salon $50.70$34.6846.2%
Toothpaste $2.05$2.4717.1%
Shampoo $0.83$1.0218.8%
Movie $10.14$9.872.8%
Bowling $5.35$4.3921.8%

Groceries

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.78$4.486.8%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4616.7%
Milk $1.69$2.3628.3%
Potatoes $2.51$3.0618.0%
Pizza $8.69$9.246.0%
Beer $8.88$8.632.9%

Health Care

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $91.56$99.788.2%
Doctor $78.68$105.0325.1%
Dentist $85.89$88.703.2%
Ibuprofen $7.98$9.4115.2%
Lipitor $306.58$298.502.7%

Housing

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $1,458,100.00$175,700.00729.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,037.88$1,081.034.0%
Apartment Rent $1,089.00$920.0018.4%

Transportation

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.94$2.097.1%
Tire Balancing $35.44$45.2921.7%

Utilities

ItemHunters Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$144.44$170.8015.4%
Phone $30.15$28.266.7%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Fifth Street, TX2,36275-25%
Aldine, TX15,37583-17%
Humble, TX15,40287-13%
Houston, TX2,167,98890-10%
Mission Bend, TX37,11093-7%
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,54519696%

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Greendale, IN4,54591-9%
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Hummelstown, PA4,5441011%
Perezville, TX4,54369-31%
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,54519696%
Source: The Hunters Creek Village, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.