Hardin 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.
IndexHardinTexasNational
Cost of living index8791100
IndexHardinTexasNational
Goods & Services index9893100
Groceries index9091100
Health care index9196100
Housing index5683100
Transportation index9594100
Utilities index129100100
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  • The cost of living in Hardin is 4% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Hardin is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hardin is 44% 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$46,111$3,843$1,076$1,383
Renters$38,750$3,229$904$1,163

Texas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Texas6.25%8.25%

Texas Income Tax

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Texas0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.54$16.092.9%
Beauty Salon $39.01$37.334.5%
Toothpaste $1.99$2.4518.9%
Shampoo $0.82$1.0017.8%
Movie $9.85$10.284.2%
Bowling $4.67$4.935.2%

Groceries

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.70$3.802.7%
Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4015.3%
Milk $1.59$2.0120.7%
Potatoes $2.92$3.013.1%
Pizza $8.46$9.8914.4%
Beer $9.07$8.902.0%

Health Care

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $132.57$102.1629.8%
Doctor $79.13$108.3627.0%
Dentist $87.34$92.535.6%
Ibuprofen $8.29$9.2810.7%
Lipitor $424.78$425.820.2%

Housing

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
Home Price $82,400.00$184,700.0055.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,005.16$1,202.4416.4%
Apartment Rent $791.00$949.0016.6%

Transportation

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.98$2.2411.7%
Tire Balancing $50.26$46.298.6%

Utilities

ItemHardinNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$189.64$165.9614.3%
Phone $42.24$28.6847.3%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Dayton Lakes, TX7074-26%
Hull, TX78582-18%
Daisetta, TX77183-17%
Kenefick, TX50081-19%
Ames, TX1,33086-14%
Hardin, TX88687-13%

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Candor, NC88682-18%
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Colo, IA88683-17%
Gladbrook, IA88683-17%
Mapleton, ND88696-4%
Hardin, TX88687-13%
Source: The Hardin, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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