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Overall 22%
Goods & Services 1%
Housing 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexEidson RoadTexasNational
Cost of living7891100
Goods & Services9995100
Groceries8790100
Health care8997100
Housing4283100
Transportation9194100
Utilities88102100

Key findings

  • 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
  • Eidson Road housing 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

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$35,688$2,974$833$1,071
      Renters$33,654$2,805$785$1,010
      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 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.

      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

      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%

      Groceries

      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%

      Housing

      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%

      Transportation

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

      Utilities

      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.