Crockett 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.
IndexCrockettTexasNational
Cost of living index8691100
IndexCrockettTexasNational
Goods & Services index11095100
Groceries index8990100
Health care index10797100
Housing index4983100
Transportation index8694100
Utilities index110102100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Crockett, TX is shown above. Compared to the state average of Texas the cost of living index in Crockett, TX is 86, which is 5% lower than the average in Texas and compared to the national average it is 14% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Crockett, TX goods and services come in at 16% higher than the average in Texas and are 10% higher than compared to the nationwide average.
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  • The cost of living in Crockett is 5% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Crockett is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Crockett is 51% 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$38,548$3,212$899$1,157
      Renters$15,051$1,254$351$452
      A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Crockett, TX, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Crockett, TX has a median income of about $38,548 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $899 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $15,051. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $351 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

      Texas Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Texas6.25%8.25%

      Texas Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Texas0%0%
      When you are determining the total cost of living in Crockett, TX you will want to make sure you consider both the Texas sales tax and the Texas income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Texas is 6.25%, with the highest surtax being 8.25%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Texas have a range from 0% to 0%.

      Goods & Services

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.25$17.4912.8%
      Beauty Salon $35.00$38.178.3%
      Toothpaste $1.67$2.3228.0%
      Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
      Movie $11.03$10.722.9%
      Bowling $20.00$13.8644.3%

      Groceries

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $2.79$3.9028.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.08$1.4022.6%
      Milk $1.96$1.960.1%
      Potatoes $2.98$3.186.4%
      Pizza $10.00$10.393.8%
      Beer $9.32$9.231.0%

      Health Care

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $103.00$106.343.1%
      Doctor $97.00$115.2515.8%
      Dentist $135.00$98.3837.2%
      Ibuprofen $8.24$9.2611.0%
      Lipitor $435.86$466.476.6%

      Housing

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $77,500.00$184,700.0058.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $925.45$1,273.3227.3%
      Apartment Rent $624.00$949.0034.2%

      Transportation

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.27$2.5912.6%
      Tire Balancing $42.50$48.9013.1%

      Utilities

      ItemCrockettNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$196.82$167.6017.4%
      Phone $182.64$163.4211.8%
      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.

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      Source: The Crockett, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.