La Ward 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.
IndexLa WardTexasNational
Cost of living index7191100
IndexLa WardTexasNational
Goods & Services index8693100
Groceries index8391100
Health care index10196100
Housing index3883100
Transportation index9394100
Utilities index72100100
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  • The cost of living in La Ward is 21% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in La Ward is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in La Ward is 62% 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$40,625$3,385$948$1,219
Renters$46,250$3,854$1,079$1,388

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

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.40$16.094.3%
Beauty Salon $33.50$37.3310.3%
Toothpaste $1.86$2.4523.9%
Shampoo $0.78$1.0022.0%
Movie $7.69$10.2825.2%
Bowling $3.92$4.9320.5%

Groceries

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.36$3.8011.7%
Fried Chicken $0.99$1.4029.4%
Milk $1.47$2.0126.6%
Potatoes $1.83$3.0139.3%
Pizza $8.32$9.8915.8%
Beer $8.77$8.901.5%

Health Care

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.00$102.160.2%
Doctor $110.52$108.362.0%
Dentist $96.61$92.534.4%
Ibuprofen $8.11$9.2812.6%
Lipitor $431.50$425.821.3%

Housing

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
Home Price $70,500.00$184,700.0061.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,022.22$1,202.4415.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.02$2.2410.2%
Tire Balancing $46.75$46.291.0%

Utilities

ItemLa WardNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$131.84$165.9620.6%
Phone $18.33$28.6836.1%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Vanderbilt, TX56570-30%
Lolita, TX68273-27%
Palacios, TX4,65976-24%
Ganado, TX1,77577-23%
Edna, TX5,73177-23%
La Ward, TX24771-29%

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Nord, CA2471077%
Mapleville, MD24711818%
Boykin, AL24778-22%
Burlington, MI24774-26%
Deer Creek, MN24783-17%
La Ward, TX24771-29%
Source: The La Ward, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.