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Cost of Living
San Angelo participates in the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) "Cost of Living Index" program. This index is compiled from data submitted on a quarterly basis from over 300 metropolitan areas. Each participating community "shops" 64 items in their respective communities on the same day of each quarter. These prices for goods and services are sent to C2ER, where a quarterly index is compiled. The national average for each item is given a rating of 100. You can use the cost of living calculator here.
For the 2012 annual average, San Angelo's ranking is as follows:
San Angelo Cost of Living Index
|2012 Annual Averages|
|100% Composite Index||89.4|
|Misc. Goods & Services||93.0|
All of the above items are weighted in a way that reflects how an average family spends their income. Housing, as an example, carries a "weight" of 27% of the total. San Angelo's low housing costs (22% below the national average) is a determining factor in creating a cost of living that is 78.1% of the national average.
For more information about the C2ER Cost of Living Index or to subscribe to the service, please contact (703) 522-4980.
The tax rate for San Angelo is $2.566 per $100.00 of assessed value.
|1.2600||School District Tax|
Texas has no state income tax.