Garden City 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.
IndexGarden CityTexasNational
Cost of living index10491100
IndexGarden CityTexasNational
Goods & Services index11295100
Groceries index9390100
Health care index9697100
Housing index10383100
Transportation index10094100
Utilities index108102100
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  • The cost of living in Garden City is 14% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Garden City is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Garden City is 3% 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)
      Owners$118,250$9,854$2,759$3,548
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      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

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.50$17.495.8%
      Beauty Salon $40.83$38.177.0%
      Toothpaste $1.98$2.3214.7%
      Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
      Movie $10.94$10.722.0%
      Bowling $18.50$13.8633.5%

      Groceries

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.26$3.909.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.23$1.4011.9%
      Milk $1.52$1.9622.5%
      Potatoes $2.58$3.1818.9%
      Pizza $13.99$10.3934.6%
      Beer $10.32$9.2311.8%

      Health Care

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $101.00$106.345.0%
      Doctor $85.50$115.2525.8%
      Dentist $102.67$98.384.4%
      Ibuprofen $8.65$9.266.6%
      Lipitor $538.25$466.4715.4%

      Housing

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $190,200.00$184,700.003.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,055.09$1,273.3217.1%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.58$2.590.6%
      Tire Balancing $51.50$48.905.3%

      Utilities

      ItemGarden CityNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$190.15$167.6013.4%
      Phone $181.52$163.4211.1%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
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      Source: The Garden City, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.