Eidson Road 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.
IndexEidson RoadTexasNational
Cost of living index7891100
IndexEidson RoadTexasNational
Goods & Services index9995100
Groceries index8790100
Health care index8997100
Housing index4283100
Transportation index9194100
Utilities index88102100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Eidson Road, TX is displayed above. In Eidson Road, TX, the overall cost of living index is 78, which is 15% lower than the Texas average and 22% lower than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Eidson Road, TX, the city's goods and services are 5% higher than the Texas average and 1% lower than the U.S. average.
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  • The cost of living in Eidson Road is 15% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Eidson Road is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Eidson Road is 58% 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

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The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Eidson Road, 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 Eidson Road, TX homeowners, is $35,688. This would allow for a maximum of $833 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $33,654 which would result in a maximum of $785 to be spent on rental costs.

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For those who live in Eidson Road, TX and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Texas income tax rate and the Texas sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Texas, the sales tax is 6.25%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8.25%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Texas, the income tax rate ranges between 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
Haircut $23.75$17.4935.8%
Beauty Salon $40.93$38.177.2%
Toothpaste $1.87$2.3219.4%
Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
Movie $10.85$10.721.2%
Bowling $18.20$13.8631.3%


ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.58$3.908.2%
Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4030.5%
Milk $1.51$1.9623.0%
Potatoes $2.47$3.1822.4%
Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
Beer $8.88$9.233.8%

Health Care

ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $93.39$106.3412.2%
Doctor $87.00$115.2524.5%
Dentist $90.49$98.388.0%
Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2613.9%
Lipitor $490.05$466.475.1%


ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
Home Price $64,900.00$184,700.0064.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $923.03$1,273.3227.5%
Apartment Rent $539.00$949.0043.2%


ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.28$2.5912.1%
Tire Balancing $48.00$48.901.8%


ItemEidson RoadNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$131.55$167.6021.5%
Phone $181.89$163.4211.3%
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 Eidson Road, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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