Jefferson 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.
IndexJeffersonTexasNational
Cost of living index8090100
IndexJeffersonTexasNational
Goods & Services index9494100
Groceries index9689100
Health care index9295100
Housing index5581100
Transportation index8893100
Utilities index7995100

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  • The cost of living in Jefferson is 10% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Jefferson is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Jefferson 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$50,491$4,208$1,178$1,515
Renters$15,299$1,275$357$459

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

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$15.5616.5%
Beauty Salon $41.33$36.1114.5%
Toothpaste $2.10$2.4715.2%
Shampoo $1.01$0.965.0%
Movie $9.50$10.136.2%
Bowling $4.88$4.743.1%

Groceries

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.14$3.9828.9%
Fried Chicken $1.11$1.4121.1%
Milk $2.75$2.0633.1%
Potatoes $2.94$2.981.5%
Pizza $10.82$9.4714.3%
Beer $7.96$8.799.4%

Health Care

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $71.00$101.0429.7%
Doctor $95.17$107.4411.4%
Dentist $82.44$90.428.8%
Ibuprofen $9.15$9.281.4%
Lipitor $430.10$426.500.8%

Housing

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $106,300.00$175,700.0039.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $990.21$1,133.2312.6%
Apartment Rent $389.00$920.0057.7%

Transportation

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.74$1.9912.5%
Tire Balancing $41.10$45.7610.2%

Utilities

ItemJeffersonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$123.81$163.8124.4%
Phone $24.06$28.3915.3%
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.
Avinger, TX51879-21%
Pine Harbor, TX59775-25%
Nesbitt, TX26081-19%
Uncertain, TX9987-13%
Jefferson, TX2,21080-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Town, ND2,21086-14%
Florala, AL2,21078-22%
Lake Wilderness, VA2,21111515%
Lake Bryan, TX2,21179-21%
Detroit Beach, MI2,20988-12%
Jefferson, TX2,21080-20%
Source: The Jefferson, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.