Skellytown 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.
IndexSkellytownTexasNational
Cost of living index7290100
IndexSkellytownTexasNational
Goods & Services index9094100
Groceries index9589100
Health care index9695100
Housing index3181100
Transportation index8993100
Utilities index8495100

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  • The cost of living in Skellytown is 19% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Skellytown is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Skellytown is 69% 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$50,417$4,201$1,176$1,513
Renters$45,208$3,767$1,055$1,356

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

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.13$15.563.7%
Beauty Salon $28.46$36.1121.2%
Toothpaste $1.84$2.4725.7%
Shampoo $0.83$0.9614.0%
Movie $9.26$10.138.5%
Bowling $4.27$4.749.8%

Groceries

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.55$3.9810.9%
Fried Chicken $1.26$1.4110.5%
Milk $1.95$2.065.5%
Potatoes $2.83$2.985.0%
Pizza $9.31$9.471.7%
Beer $8.87$8.790.9%

Health Care

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.43$101.0427.3%
Doctor $112.92$107.445.1%
Dentist $86.32$90.424.5%
Ibuprofen $8.58$9.287.5%
Lipitor $394.18$426.507.6%

Housing

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $33,000.00$175,700.0081.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $775.11$1,133.2331.6%
Apartment Rent $558.00$920.0039.3%

Transportation

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.72$1.9913.6%
Tire Balancing $42.69$45.766.7%

Utilities

ItemSkellytownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$134.27$163.8118.0%
Phone $25.00$28.3911.9%
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.
Borger, TX13,12177-23%
Pampa, TX18,18078-22%
White Deer, TX97779-21%
Skellytown, TX57272-28%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Kooskia, ID57286-14%
Higbee, MO57276-24%
North Troy, VT57298-2%
Porter, OK57280-20%
Edgeley, ND57284-16%
Skellytown, TX57272-28%
Source: The Skellytown, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.