Sammy Martinez 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.
IndexSammy MartinezTexasNational
Cost of living index8091100
IndexSammy MartinezTexasNational
Goods & Services index7795100
Groceries index8590100
Health care index7097100
Housing index7183100
Transportation index9094100
Utilities index101102100
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  • The cost of living in Sammy Martinez is 13% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Sammy Martinez is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Sammy Martinez is 29% 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$34,375$2,865$802$1,031
      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

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $7.33$17.4958.1%
      Beauty Salon $29.33$38.1723.2%
      Toothpaste $1.96$2.3215.6%
      Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
      Movie $10.25$10.724.4%
      Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

      Groceries

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.24$3.9016.9%
      Fried Chicken $0.95$1.4031.9%
      Milk $1.53$1.9622.0%
      Potatoes $1.98$3.1837.8%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $8.98$9.232.7%

      Health Care

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $72.50$106.3431.8%
      Doctor $56.00$115.2551.4%
      Dentist $62.00$98.3837.0%
      Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2613.9%
      Lipitor $490.50$466.475.2%

      Housing

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $131,300.00$184,700.0028.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $778.33$1,273.3238.9%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.35$2.599.4%
      Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%

      Utilities

      ItemSammy MartinezNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$170.77$167.601.9%
      Phone $182.64$163.4211.8%
      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.

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      Sammy Martinez, TX11580-20%

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      Source: The Sammy Martinez, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.