Lake Brownwood 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.
IndexLake BrownwoodTexasNational
Cost of living index7790100
IndexLake BrownwoodTexasNational
Goods & Services index9794100
Groceries index9189100
Health care index9795100
Housing index4181100
Transportation index9593100
Utilities index7595100

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  • The cost of living in Lake Brownwood is 14% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Lake Brownwood is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lake Brownwood is 59% 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$32,292$2,691$753$969
Renters$26,382$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

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.26$15.562.0%
Beauty Salon $41.44$36.1114.8%
Toothpaste $2.47$2.470.3%
Shampoo $0.83$0.9614.4%
Movie $9.09$10.1310.3%
Bowling $3.28$4.7430.8%

Groceries

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.45$3.9811.7%
Fried Chicken $1.23$1.4112.3%
Milk $1.78$2.0613.6%
Potatoes $2.47$2.9817.2%
Pizza $9.04$9.474.5%
Beer $8.79$8.790.0%

Health Care

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $124.17$101.0422.9%
Doctor $99.96$107.447.0%
Dentist $79.11$90.4212.5%
Ibuprofen $8.89$9.284.2%
Lipitor $476.05$426.5011.6%

Housing

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
Home Price $63,100.00$175,700.0064.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,021.99$1,133.239.8%
Apartment Rent $478.00$920.0048.0%

Transportation

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.9%
Tire Balancing $45.99$45.760.5%

Utilities

ItemLake BrownwoodNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$115.94$163.8129.2%
Phone $23.33$28.3917.8%
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.
Santa Anna, TX1,29673-27%
Thunderbird Bay, TX59378-22%
Bangs, TX1,70380-20%
Brownwood, TX19,10781-19%
Early, TX2,79786-14%
Lake Brownwood, TX1,64977-23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Broadalbin, NY1,649100-0%
Bowman, ND1,64990-10%
Emigration Canyon, UT1,64915959%
Mogul, NV1,64911919%
Linntown, PA1,6491011%
Lake Brownwood, TX1,64977-23%
Source: The Lake Brownwood, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.