Arlington Heights 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.
IndexArlington HeightsFort WorthTexas
Cost of living index1079691
IndexArlington HeightsFort WorthTexas
Goods & Services index10110193
Groceries index10110191
Health care index10410496
Housing index1167983
Transportation index10310394
Utilities index109109100
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  • The cost of living in Arlington Heights is 18% higher than the Fort Worth average.
  • The cost of living in Arlington Heights is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Arlington Heights is 16% higher 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$65,522$5,460$1,529$1,966

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemFort WorthNational 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

ItemFort WorthNational 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

ItemFort WorthNational 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

ItemFort WorthNational avg.Difference
Home Price $131,100.00$184,700.0029.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $975.38$1,202.4418.9%
Apartment Rent $931.00$949.001.9%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemFort WorthNational 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.
Pelican Bay, TX1,73984-16%
Lakeside town (San Patricio County), TX30786-14%
Sansom Park, TX4,81988-12%
White Settlement, TX16,88688-12%
Everman, TX6,31289-11%
Fort Worth, TX815,93096-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Charlotte, NC808,83499-1%
Columbus, OH837,03889-11%
Indianapolis, IN846,67489-11%
San Francisco, CA850,282202102%
Jacksonville, FL856,61693-7%
Fort Worth, TX815,93096-4%
Source: The Arlington Heights, Fort Worth, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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