Plano 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.
IndexPlanoTexasNational
Cost of living index11290100
IndexPlanoTexasNational
Goods & Services index10297100
Groceries index10190100
Health care index10296100
Housing index11978100
Transportation index14795100
Utilities index10294100

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  • The cost of living in Plano is 24% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Plano is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Plano is 19% higher 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 Plano, 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

ItemPlanoNational 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

ItemPlanoNational 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

ItemPlanoNational 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

ItemPlanoNational avg.Difference
Home Price $217,100.00$181,400.0019.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $886.79$1,081.0318.0%
Apartment Rent $1,051.00$889.0018.2%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemPlanoNational 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.
Bonanza Hills, TX01088%
San Fernando, TX01077%
Los Altos, TX3877-23%
La Paloma Addition, TX33083-17%
McKinney Acres, TX76892-8%
Plano, TX263,12211212%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Buffalo, NY261,95579-21%
Lincoln, NE259,21892-8%
Henderson, NV258,27011414%
Greensboro, NC270,61992-8%
Fort Wayne, IN253,61783-17%
Plano, TX263,12211212%
Source: The Plano, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.