Presidio 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.
IndexPresidioTexasNational
Cost of living index7491100
IndexPresidioTexasNational
Goods & Services index9397100
Groceries index10390100
Health care index8996100
Housing index2781100
Transportation index9895100
Utilities index8894100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Presidio, TX is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Presidio, TX enjoy a cost of living index of 74. This index is 18% lower than the Texas average, and 26% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Presidio, TX, the average cost of goods and services is 4% lower than it is in Texas, and it is 7% lower than the national average.

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  • The cost of living in Presidio is 18% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Presidio is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Presidio is 73% 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$31,914$2,660$745$958
Renters$16,583$1,382$387$498
One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Presidio, TX by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Presidio, TX have a median income of $31,914. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $745 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $16,583, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $387.

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Texas0%0%
When assessing the complete cost of living in Presidio, TX, the Texas income tax and the Texas sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Texas maximum surtax is 8.25%, and the Texas sales tax is 6.25%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 0% to 0% in Texas.

Goods & Services

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.10$14.5917.2%
Beauty Salon $36.00$34.683.8%
Toothpaste $2.12$2.4714.3%
Shampoo $1.21$1.0218.4%
Movie $9.56$9.873.1%
Bowling $3.53$4.3919.6%

Groceries

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.10$4.4813.9%
Fried Chicken $1.39$1.465.1%
Milk $2.58$2.369.5%
Potatoes $3.35$3.069.4%
Pizza $7.99$9.2413.6%
Beer $9.32$8.638.0%

Health Care

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.00$99.7826.8%
Doctor $88.33$105.0315.9%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $8.50$9.419.7%
Lipitor $271.13$298.509.2%

Housing

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
Home Price $37,400.00$175,700.0078.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $849.19$1,081.0321.4%
Apartment Rent $370.00$920.0059.8%

Transportation

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.96$2.096.1%
Tire Balancing $49.96$45.2910.3%

Utilities

ItemPresidioNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.86$170.8016.9%
Phone $26.95$28.264.6%
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.
Redford, TX2598-2%
Presidio, TX4,23774-26%

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Vidalia, LA4,23890-10%
Bellaire, OH4,23983-17%
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Amite City, LA4,23484-16%
Isle of Palms, SC4,24118585%
Presidio, TX4,23774-26%
Source: The Presidio, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.