Oyster Creek 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.
IndexOyster CreekTexasNational
Cost of living index8191100
IndexOyster CreekTexasNational
Goods & Services index9597100
Groceries index8390100
Health care index9996100
Housing index5481100
Transportation index9095100
Utilities index10294100

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  • The cost of living in Oyster Creek is 10% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Oyster Creek is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Oyster Creek is 46% 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$40,469$3,372$944$1,214
Renters$31,406$2,617$733$942

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

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$14.5910.9%
Beauty Salon $26.00$34.6825.0%
Toothpaste $1.96$2.4720.8%
Shampoo $0.82$1.0219.8%
Movie $7.42$9.8724.8%
Bowling $3.58$4.3918.5%

Groceries

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.62$4.483.2%
Fried Chicken $1.13$1.4622.8%
Milk $1.82$2.3622.8%
Potatoes $2.60$3.0615.1%
Pizza $11.00$9.2419.0%
Beer $8.89$8.633.0%

Health Care

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.80$99.783.0%
Doctor $97.50$105.037.2%
Dentist $89.57$88.701.0%
Ibuprofen $7.98$9.4115.2%
Lipitor $320.04$298.507.2%

Housing

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
Home Price $59,900.00$175,700.0065.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $928.41$1,081.0314.1%
Apartment Rent $932.00$920.001.3%

Transportation

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.93$2.097.6%
Tire Balancing $38.00$45.2916.1%

Utilities

ItemOyster CreekNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$147.80$170.8013.5%
Phone $34.95$28.2623.7%
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.
Holiday Lakes, TX1,09375-25%
Freeport, TX12,10879-21%
Brazoria, TX3,03883-17%
Clute, TX11,27783-17%
Angleton, TX19,03484-16%
Oyster Creek, TX1,03781-19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Troy, KS1,03783-17%
Elmo, TX1,03789-11%
Tully, NY1,03794-6%
Chamita, NM1,03782-18%
Coal Fork, WV1,03786-14%
Oyster Creek, TX1,03781-19%
Source: The Oyster Creek, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.