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Overall 12%
Goods & Services 16%
Housing 54%
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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.
IndexLas MariposasGarlandTexas
Cost of living889892
Goods & Services11611697
Groceries959591
Health care828295
Housing467783
Transportation949494
Utilities114114103

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Las Mariposas is 4% lower than the Garland average
  • The cost of living in Las Mariposas is 12% lower than the national average
  • Las Mariposas housing is 54% 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)
      Household$51,667$4,306$1,205$1,550

      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

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.50$20.278.7%
      Beauty Salon $66.42$40.3964.4%
      Toothpaste $1.84$2.3622.0%
      Shampoo $1.41$1.0831.0%
      Movie $12.46$10.9913.4%
      Bowling $20.00$15.4929.1%

      Groceries

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.97$4.307.6%
      Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4013.1%
      Milk $1.88$2.2014.7%
      Potatoes $2.92$3.229.2%
      Pizza $11.72$10.749.2%
      Beer $10.15$9.605.8%

      Health Care

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $123.89$109.7312.9%
      Doctor $69.33$118.3441.4%
      Dentist $90.70$100.9410.1%
      Ibuprofen $9.43$9.935.1%
      Lipitor $336.15$469.5328.4%

      Housing

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $121,400.00$184,700.0034.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,607.02$1,229.6230.7%
      Apartment Rent $973.00$949.002.5%

      Transportation

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.48$2.718.6%
      Tire Balancing $50.31$51.863.0%

      Utilities

      ItemGarlandNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$211.35$170.8423.7%
      Phone $188.86$187.180.9%
      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

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Mobile City, TX2248316.8%
      St. Paul CDP, TX5948613.6%
      Mesquite CDP, TX6298515.1%
      Cockrell Hill, TX4,3019010.5%
      Seagoville, TX15,701909.5%
      Garland, TX234,810982.2%

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      Scottsdale, AZ234,49512625.9%
      Hialeah, FL235,6261032.5%
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      Reno, NV237,1211055.3%
      Irving, TX232,013981.5%
      Garland, TX234,810982.2%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.