Porter Heights 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.
IndexPorter HeightsTexasNational
Cost of living index9091100
IndexPorter HeightsTexasNational
Goods & Services index10193100
Groceries index9591100
Health care index10496100
Housing index7483100
Transportation index9694100
Utilities index87100100

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  • The cost of living in Porter Heights is equal to the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Porter Heights is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Porter Heights is 26% 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$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

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.17$16.096.7%
Beauty Salon $40.50$37.338.5%
Toothpaste $3.40$2.4538.8%
Shampoo $0.89$1.0011.0%
Movie $10.72$10.284.3%
Bowling $8.32$4.9368.7%

Groceries

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.47$3.808.7%
Fried Chicken $1.13$1.4018.9%
Milk $1.49$2.0126.0%
Potatoes $2.17$3.0128.0%
Pizza $8.68$9.8912.2%
Beer $8.68$8.902.4%

Health Care

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.13$102.163.9%
Doctor $108.33$108.360.0%
Dentist $102.05$92.5310.3%
Ibuprofen $9.27$9.280.1%
Lipitor $431.49$425.821.3%

Housing

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $136,800.00$184,700.0025.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $969.36$1,202.4419.4%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.07$2.247.8%
Tire Balancing $47.65$46.292.9%

Utilities

ItemPorter HeightsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$150.01$165.969.6%
Phone $23.83$28.6816.9%
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.
Indian Springs, TX76076-24%
North Cleveland, TX25577-23%
Patton Village, TX1,96379-21%
Cleveland, TX7,87982-18%
Plum Grove, TX44985-15%
Porter Heights, TX1,67290-10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wellington, UT1,67287-13%
Coloma, MI1,67284-16%
Stanton, NE1,67280-20%
Earlville, IL1,67288-12%
Milam, TX1,67187-13%
Porter Heights, TX1,67290-10%
Source: The Porter Heights, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.