East 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.
IndexEastArlingtonTexas
Cost of living index879691
IndexEastArlingtonTexas
Goods & Services index10110193
Groceries index10110191
Health care index10410496
Housing index528183
Transportation index10310394
Utilities index109109100

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  • The cost of living in East is 3% lower than the Arlington average.
  • The cost of living in East is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in East is 48% 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)
Household$41,288$3,441$963$1,239

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

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.71$16.0935.0%
Beauty Salon $57.67$37.3354.5%
Toothpaste $2.02$2.4517.5%
Shampoo $0.97$1.002.8%
Movie $10.53$10.282.5%
Bowling $8.52$4.9372.8%

Groceries

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.67$3.803.5%
Fried Chicken $1.09$1.4021.7%
Milk $1.67$2.0117.0%
Potatoes $3.29$3.019.4%
Pizza $8.74$9.8911.6%
Beer $9.18$8.903.2%

Health Care

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $96.19$102.165.8%
Doctor $120.46$108.3611.2%
Dentist $93.52$92.531.1%
Ibuprofen $9.58$9.283.3%
Lipitor $429.29$425.820.8%

Housing

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $137,900.00$184,700.0025.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $975.38$1,202.4418.9%
Apartment Rent $896.00$949.005.6%

Transportation

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.19$2.242.3%
Tire Balancing $52.67$46.2913.8%

Utilities

ItemArlingtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$186.06$165.9612.1%
Phone $30.25$28.685.5%
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.
Horseshoe Bend, TX74876-24%
Cockrell Hill, TX4,30187-13%
Everman, TX6,31289-11%
Haltom City, TX43,86490-10%
Forest Hill, TX12,77491-9%
Arlington, TX383,89996-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Orleans, LA382,92299-1%
Wichita, KS388,03391-9%
Cleveland, OH389,16588-12%
Tulsa, OK399,90693-7%
Bakersfield, CA367,55511212%
Arlington, TX383,89996-4%
Source: The East, Arlington, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.