Pampa 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.
IndexPampaTexasNational
Cost of living index8090100
IndexPampaTexasNational
Goods & Services index9297100
Groceries index9890100
Health care index10096100
Housing index5178100
Transportation index8995100
Utilities index8594100

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  • The cost of living in Pampa is 11% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Pampa is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pampa is 49% 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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Compare Pampa, TX Cost of living To Other Cities

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

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.80$14.598.3%
Beauty Salon $26.40$34.6823.9%
Toothpaste $2.33$2.475.8%
Shampoo $0.85$1.0216.8%
Movie $8.88$9.8710.0%
Bowling $4.23$4.393.7%

Groceries

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.21$4.4828.3%
Fried Chicken $1.40$1.464.4%
Milk $2.64$2.3612.0%
Potatoes $3.57$3.0616.6%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $9.15$8.636.0%

Health Care

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $75.05$99.7824.8%
Doctor $112.00$105.036.6%
Dentist $84.20$88.705.1%
Ibuprofen $8.58$9.418.8%
Lipitor $329.29$298.5010.3%

Housing

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $76,800.00$181,400.0057.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $734.86$1,081.0332.0%
Apartment Rent $625.00$889.0029.7%

Transportation

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.82$2.0912.9%
Tire Balancing $42.33$45.296.5%

Utilities

ItemPampaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$139.95$170.8018.1%
Phone $25.01$28.2611.5%
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.
Skellytown, TX49471-29%
Lefors, TX30374-26%
White Deer, TX1,12679-21%
Pampa, TX18,12280-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Montgomery, IL18,1231055%
Lathrop, CA18,12811717%
Lackawanna, NY18,11680-20%
Seymour, IN18,13788-12%
Dickinson, ND18,14094-6%
Pampa, TX18,12280-20%
Source: The Pampa, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.