Seagoville 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.
IndexSeagovilleTexasNational
Cost of living index9290100
IndexSeagovilleTexasNational
Goods & Services index10794100
Groceries index10889100
Health care index10695100
Housing index6181100
Transportation index10293100
Utilities index9995100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Seagoville, TX is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Seagoville, TX enjoy a cost of living index of 92. This index is 2% higher than the Texas average, and 8% 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 Seagoville, TX, the average cost of goods and services is 13% higher than it is in Texas, and it is 7% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Seagoville is 2% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Seagoville is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Seagoville is 39% 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$52,917$4,410$1,235$1,588
Renters$29,355$2,446$685$881
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Seagoville, TX as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Seagoville, TX homeowners, is $52,917. This would allow for a maximum of $1,235 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $29,355 which would result in a maximum of $685 to be spent on rental costs.

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Texas0%0%
The Texas sales tax and Texas income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Seagoville, TX. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Texas sales tax is 6.25% and the maximum surtax is 8.25%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Texas income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $22.16$15.5642.4%
Beauty Salon $43.11$36.1119.4%
Toothpaste $2.57$2.473.9%
Shampoo $1.05$0.969.2%
Movie $10.36$10.132.3%
Bowling $6.10$4.7428.9%

Groceries

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.90$3.982.1%
Fried Chicken $1.92$1.4136.5%
Milk $1.87$2.069.4%
Potatoes $3.66$2.9822.8%
Pizza $10.41$9.479.9%
Beer $9.48$8.797.8%

Health Care

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $114.42$101.0413.2%
Doctor $107.11$107.440.3%
Dentist $97.63$90.428.0%
Ibuprofen $10.28$9.2810.8%
Lipitor $451.49$426.505.9%

Housing

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $84,000.00$175,700.0052.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $918.75$1,133.2318.9%
Apartment Rent $831.00$920.009.7%

Transportation

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.7%
Tire Balancing $54.96$45.7620.1%

Utilities

ItemSeagovilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$162.75$163.810.6%
Phone $28.15$28.390.8%
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.
Rosser, TX31787-13%
Wilmer, TX3,77988-12%
Hutchins, TX5,41090-10%
Ferris, TX2,46991-9%
Grays Prairie, TX33991-9%
Seagoville, TX15,37992-8%

Cities with similar population

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Conway, FL15,3821000%
Aldine, TX15,37585-15%
Storrs, CT15,37412121%
Ladson, SC15,369100-0%
Pacific Grove, CA15,36518484%
Seagoville, TX15,37992-8%
Source: The Seagoville, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.