Melvin 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.
IndexMelvinTexasNational
Cost of living index7391100
IndexMelvinTexasNational
Goods & Services index9793100
Groceries index10091100
Health care index10596100
Housing index1283100
Transportation index9094100
Utilities index109100100

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  • The cost of living in Melvin is 20% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Melvin is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Melvin is 88% 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$28,542$2,379$666$856
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

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.80$16.094.4%
Beauty Salon $40.10$37.337.4%
Toothpaste $2.85$2.4516.6%
Shampoo $0.89$1.0011.4%
Movie $9.12$10.2811.3%
Bowling $4.02$4.9318.6%

Groceries

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.43$3.809.9%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4012.7%
Milk $1.69$2.0115.8%
Potatoes $3.54$3.0117.4%
Pizza $10.40$9.895.2%
Beer $8.65$8.902.7%

Health Care

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $138.37$102.1635.4%
Doctor $135.26$108.3624.8%
Dentist $83.83$92.539.4%
Ibuprofen $9.01$9.282.9%
Lipitor $403.67$425.825.2%

Housing

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
Home Price $22,900.00$184,700.0087.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,034.11$1,202.4414.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.93$2.2414.2%
Tire Balancing $45.90$46.290.8%

Utilities

ItemMelvinNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$212.43$165.9628.0%
Phone $24.99$28.6812.9%
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.
Brady, TX5,48283-17%
Melvin, TX20973-27%

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Denton, GA20971-29%
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Highwood, MT20990-10%
Sperryville, VA2091077%
Melvin, TX20973-27%
Source: The Melvin, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.