Josephine 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.
IndexJosephineTexasNational
Cost of living index10391100
IndexJosephineTexasNational
Goods & Services index10297100
Groceries index10190100
Health care index10296100
Housing index9281100
Transportation index14795100
Utilities index10294100

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  • The cost of living in Josephine is 14% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Josephine is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Josephine is 8% 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$70,750$5,896$1,651$2,123
Renters$91,000$7,583$2,123$2,730

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

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.49$14.5913.0%
Beauty Salon $35.45$34.682.2%
Toothpaste $2.34$2.475.4%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $5.23$4.3919.1%

Groceries

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.54$4.4823.8%
Fried Chicken $2.14$1.4646.2%
Milk $2.21$2.366.2%
Potatoes $2.84$3.067.2%
Pizza $9.99$9.248.1%
Beer $8.87$8.632.7%

Health Care

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $101.68$99.781.9%
Doctor $111.77$105.036.4%
Dentist $95.00$88.707.1%
Ibuprofen $8.98$9.414.6%
Lipitor $268.86$298.509.9%

Housing

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
Home Price $143,800.00$175,700.0018.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $886.79$1,081.0318.0%
Apartment Rent $1,050.00$920.0014.1%

Transportation

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.36$2.0960.5%
Tire Balancing $50.12$45.2910.7%

Utilities

ItemJosephineNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$187.58$170.809.8%
Phone $25.95$28.268.2%
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.
Quinlan, TX1,61891-9%
Hawk Cove, TX41791-9%
Greenville, TX25,89293-7%
Caddo Mills, TX1,78995-5%
Farmersville, TX3,39397-3%
Josephine, TX7911033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Spaulding, IL79196-4%
Mount Savage, MD79186-14%
Deerfield, KS79180-20%
Point Venture, TX79111010%
Hampton, MN7911044%
Josephine, TX7911033%
Source: The Josephine, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.