Jacinto City 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.
IndexJacinto CityTexasNational
Cost of living index8391100
IndexJacinto CityTexasNational
Goods & Services index10197100
Groceries index8690100
Health care index9196100
Housing index5581100
Transportation index8995100
Utilities index9494100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Jacinto City, TX is shown above. Compared to the state average of Texas the cost of living index in Jacinto City, TX is 83, which is 9% lower than the average in Texas and compared to the national average it is 17% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Jacinto City, TX goods and services come in at 3% higher than the average in Texas and are 1% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Jacinto City is 9% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Jacinto City is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Jacinto City is 45% 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$37,882$3,157$884$1,137
Renters$17,443$1,454$407$523
One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Jacinto City, TX by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Jacinto City, TX have a median income of $37,882. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $884 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $17,443, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $407.

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Texas0%0%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Jacinto City, TX is the Texas sales tax and Texas income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Texas sales tax rate is 6.25% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8.25%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Texas income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemJacinto CityNational 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

ItemJacinto CityNational 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

ItemJacinto CityNational 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

ItemJacinto CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $73,400.00$175,700.0058.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,037.88$1,081.034.0%
Apartment Rent $778.00$920.0015.4%

Transportation

ItemJacinto CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.94$2.097.1%
Tire Balancing $35.44$45.2921.7%

Utilities

ItemJacinto CityNational 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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sheldon, TX1,58583-17%
South Houston, TX17,32383-17%
Galena Park, TX11,09383-17%
Aldine, TX15,37583-17%
Cloverleaf, TX23,73285-15%
Jacinto City, TX10,71783-17%

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Damascus, OR10,71113232%
Loganville, GA10,71198-2%
Roscoe, IL10,72497-3%
Franklin Lakes, NJ10,726206106%
Ocean Pines, MD10,72712121%
Jacinto City, TX10,71783-17%
Source: The Jacinto City, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.