Los Angeles 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.
IndexLos AngelesTexasNational
Cost of living index8391100
IndexLos AngelesTexasNational
Goods & Services index7793100
Groceries index8291100
Health care index8896100
Housing indexn/a83100
Transportation index8694100
Utilities index100100100
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  • The cost of living in Los Angeles is 9% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Los Angeles is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Los Angeles is equal to 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
Haircut $6.00$16.0962.7%
Beauty Salon $18.33$37.3350.9%
Toothpaste $1.49$2.4539.3%
Shampoo $0.81$1.0018.7%
Movie $10.25$10.280.3%
Bowling $3.75$4.9324.0%

Groceries

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.11$3.8018.3%
Fried Chicken $0.95$1.4032.2%
Milk $1.92$2.014.4%
Potatoes $1.97$3.0134.6%
Pizza $9.00$9.899.0%
Beer $14.01$8.9057.4%

Health Care

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $60.17$102.1641.1%
Doctor $95.00$108.3612.3%
Dentist $78.28$92.5315.4%
Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2814.1%
Lipitor $434.17$425.822.0%

Housing

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $849.33$1,202.4429.4%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.01$2.2410.3%
Tire Balancing $36.00$46.2922.2%

Utilities

ItemLos AngelesNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.36$165.964.0%
Phone $30.00$28.684.6%
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.
Yznaga, TX2883-17%
Ranchette Estates, TX26162-38%
Santa Monica, TX6163-37%
Sebastian, TX1,57764-36%
Hargill, TX54365-35%
Los Angeles, TX12983-17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Keystone, WV12979-21%
Campus, IL12991-9%
Pine River, WI12989-11%
Pony, MT12990-10%
Hallett, OK12981-19%
Los Angeles, TX12983-17%
Source: The Los Angeles, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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