Garrett 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.
IndexGarrettTexasNational
Cost of living index8591100
IndexGarrettTexasNational
Goods & Services index10293100
Groceries index9591100
Health care index10196100
Housing index4983100
Transportation index9994100
Utilities index104100100

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  • The cost of living in Garrett is 6% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Garrett is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Garrett is 51% 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$51,528$4,294$1,202$1,546
Renters$38,438$3,203$897$1,153

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

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
Haircut $24.91$16.0954.9%
Beauty Salon $44.84$37.3320.1%
Toothpaste $2.36$2.453.4%
Shampoo $1.27$1.0026.6%
Movie $10.58$10.282.9%
Bowling $6.63$4.9334.4%

Groceries

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.86$3.801.4%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.9%
Milk $1.90$2.015.2%
Potatoes $3.31$3.0110.0%
Pizza $9.15$9.897.4%
Beer $8.73$8.901.9%

Health Care

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $109.38$102.167.1%
Doctor $106.11$108.362.1%
Dentist $96.42$92.534.2%
Ibuprofen $8.87$9.284.4%
Lipitor $428.97$425.820.7%

Housing

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
Home Price $68,000.00$184,700.0063.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,158.00$1,202.443.7%
Apartment Rent $734.00$949.0022.7%

Transportation

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.09$2.247.1%
Tire Balancing $52.22$46.2912.8%

Utilities

ItemGarrettNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.84$165.9610.2%
Phone $28.15$28.681.9%
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

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Emhouse, TX11278-22%
Rosser, TX30385-15%
Rice, TX93387-13%
Bardwell, TX63787-13%
Ferris, TX2,52787-13%
Garrett, TX82685-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Atlanta, IN82685-15%
Wallace, CA82612525%
Glenwood, GA82671-29%
Vega, TX82681-19%
Spiceland, IN82676-24%
Garrett, TX82685-15%
Source: The Garrett, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.