Thompsons 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.
IndexThompsonsTexasNational
Cost of living index9491100
IndexThompsonsTexasNational
Goods & Services index9593100
Groceries index8791100
Health care index9196100
Housing index8983100
Transportation index9794100
Utilities index111100100
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  • The cost of living in Thompsons is 3% higher than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Thompsons is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Thompsons is 11% 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$71,250$5,938$1,662$2,138
Renters$38,750$3,229$904$1,163

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

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.56$16.0915.4%
Beauty Salon $49.70$37.3333.1%
Toothpaste $2.24$2.458.3%
Shampoo $0.79$1.0021.4%
Movie $11.17$10.288.7%
Bowling $5.97$4.9321.0%

Groceries

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.41$3.8010.3%
Fried Chicken $1.04$1.4025.8%
Milk $1.55$2.0123.0%
Potatoes $2.61$3.0113.3%
Pizza $8.36$9.8915.4%
Beer $8.78$8.901.3%

Health Care

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.05$102.163.8%
Doctor $80.33$108.3625.9%
Dentist $92.07$92.530.5%
Ibuprofen $8.55$9.287.9%
Lipitor $410.51$425.823.6%

Housing

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $181,300.00$184,700.001.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,146.28$1,202.444.7%
Apartment Rent $654.00$949.0031.1%

Transportation

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.09$2.246.7%
Tire Balancing $49.16$46.296.2%

Utilities

ItemThompsonsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$185.04$165.9611.5%
Phone $31.67$28.6810.4%
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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Thompsons, TX17394-6%

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Thompsons, TX17394-6%
Source: The Thompsons, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.