Western Lake 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.
IndexWestern LakeTexasNational
Cost of living index8590100
IndexWestern LakeTexasNational
Goods & Services index11394100
Groceries index9289100
Health care index9895100
Housing index4081100
Transportation index10393100
Utilities index9895100

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  • The cost of living in Western Lake is 5% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Western Lake is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Western Lake is 60% 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$60,580$5,048$1,413$1,818
Renters$70,139$5,845$1,636$2,104

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

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.20$15.5629.8%
Beauty Salon $53.87$36.1149.2%
Toothpaste $2.28$2.477.8%
Shampoo $0.85$0.9611.9%
Movie $10.48$10.133.5%
Bowling $9.19$4.7494.0%

Groceries

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.53$3.9811.3%
Fried Chicken $1.15$1.4118.0%
Milk $1.66$2.0619.4%
Potatoes $2.79$2.986.6%
Pizza $9.15$9.473.4%
Beer $9.17$8.794.2%

Health Care

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $81.35$101.0419.5%
Doctor $102.94$107.444.2%
Dentist $89.92$90.420.6%
Ibuprofen $8.36$9.289.9%
Lipitor $450.98$426.505.7%

Housing

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $70,800.00$175,700.0059.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $895.60$1,133.2321.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.93$1.993.1%
Tire Balancing $54.04$45.7618.1%

Utilities

ItemWestern LakeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.30$163.812.1%
Phone $26.67$28.396.0%
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.
Oak Trail Shores, TX3,06486-14%
Cool, TX21286-14%
Millsap, TX40887-13%
Lipan, TX50190-10%
Cresson, TX73394-6%
Western Lake, TX1,26085-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pleak, TX1,26091-9%
Lyndonville, VT1,26099-1%
Sulphur Springs CDP, AR1,26083-17%
La Union, NM1,25982-18%
Buxton, NC1,25911919%
Western Lake, TX1,26085-15%
Source: The Western Lake, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.