Murchison 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.
IndexMurchisonTexasNational
Cost of living index8591100
IndexMurchisonTexasNational
Goods & Services index9393100
Groceries index9091100
Health care index9096100
Housing index6083100
Transportation index9894100
Utilities index116100100

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  • The cost of living in Murchison is 6% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Murchison is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Murchison is 40% 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$43,125$3,594$1,006$1,294
Renters$26,042$2,170$608$781

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

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.33$16.094.7%
Beauty Salon $42.08$37.3312.7%
Toothpaste $1.95$2.4520.5%
Shampoo $0.92$1.008.0%
Movie $8.96$10.2812.8%
Bowling $4.61$4.936.6%

Groceries

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.52$3.8018.9%
Fried Chicken $1.01$1.4027.7%
Milk $1.46$2.0127.3%
Potatoes $3.10$3.013.0%
Pizza $9.16$9.897.4%
Beer $9.18$8.903.2%

Health Care

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $112.20$102.169.8%
Doctor $79.52$108.3626.6%
Dentist $87.44$92.535.5%
Ibuprofen $8.49$9.288.5%
Lipitor $420.03$425.821.4%

Housing

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $89,100.00$184,700.0051.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $833.51$1,202.4430.7%
Apartment Rent $817.00$949.0013.9%

Transportation

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.05$2.248.5%
Tire Balancing $51.66$46.2911.6%

Utilities

ItemMurchisonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$185.36$165.9611.7%
Phone $35.01$28.6822.1%
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.
Moore Station, TX27673-27%
Eustace, TX87280-20%
Callender Lake, TX1,20083-17%
Poynor, TX20784-16%
Athens, TX12,79685-15%
Murchison, TX43985-15%

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Turkey Creek, AZ43983-17%
McKean, PA43995-5%
Hopkins, MO43976-24%
North Carrollton, MS43973-27%
Bolivar, PA43985-15%
Murchison, TX43985-15%
Source: The Murchison, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.