Leon Valley 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.
IndexLeon ValleyTexasNational
Cost of living index9191100
IndexLeon ValleyTexasNational
Goods & Services index9995100
Groceries index8790100
Health care index8997100
Housing index8483100
Transportation index9194100
Utilities index88102100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Leon Valley, TX is shown above. Compared to the state average of Texas the cost of living index in Leon Valley, TX is 91, which is 1% lower than the average in Texas and compared to the national average it is 9% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Leon Valley, TX goods and services come in at 5% higher than the average in Texas and are 1% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

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Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Leon Valley is 1% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Leon Valley is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Leon Valley is 16% 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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The salary calculator is used in order to provide a comparison of your current salary in Leon Valley, TX to another city of your choice. The calculator will inform you of what your salary needs to be in any specific city in order for you to maintain your living standard based on what the city’s cost of living is. As an example, if you are seeking to move to a city that has a higher cost of living compared to Leon Valley, TX, you would have to earn a higher income to maintain a standard of living that is similar. To get started with the Leon Valley, TX salary calculator, input the new city’s name and then move the slider to indicate your current income. The salary calculator will now process the numbers and show you whether you need to earn more or less in the chosen city. A comprehensive breakdown of the cost of living will also be shown.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Leon Valley, TX by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Leon Valley, TX have a median income of $72,560. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,693 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $37,578, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $877.

Texas Sales Tax

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Texas Income Tax

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When you are determining the total cost of living in Leon Valley, TX you will want to make sure you consider both the Texas sales tax and the Texas income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Texas is 6.25%, with the highest surtax being 8.25%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Texas have a range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $23.75$17.4935.8%
Beauty Salon $40.93$38.177.2%
Toothpaste $1.87$2.3219.4%
Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
Movie $10.85$10.721.2%
Bowling $18.20$13.8631.3%


ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.58$3.908.2%
Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4030.5%
Milk $1.51$1.9623.0%
Potatoes $2.47$3.1822.4%
Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
Beer $8.88$9.233.8%

Health Care

ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $93.39$106.3412.2%
Doctor $87.00$115.2524.5%
Dentist $90.49$98.388.0%
Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2613.9%
Lipitor $490.05$466.475.1%


ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $147,000.00$184,700.0020.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $923.03$1,273.3227.5%
Apartment Rent $899.00$949.005.3%


ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.28$2.5912.1%
Tire Balancing $48.00$48.901.8%


ItemLeon ValleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$131.55$167.6021.5%
Phone $181.89$163.4211.3%
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.
Macdona, TX28475-25%
LaCoste, TX1,18881-19%
Kirby, TX8,44183-17%
Balcones Heights, TX3,01783-17%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35888-12%
Leon Valley, TX10,99091-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Crestwood, IL10,98998-2%
Martin, TN10,98985-15%
Trophy Club, TX10,98711717%
Canyon Lake, CA10,98513737%
Fredericksburg, TX10,9971022%
Leon Valley, TX10,99091-9%
Source: The Leon Valley, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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