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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Long Beach, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Long Beach, California is more expensive.

Overall, Long Beach, California cost of living is 157.90.

  COST OF LIVINGLong Beach, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  158100
  Grocery  110100
  Health  111100
  Housing  262100
  Utilities  111100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  105100
School System
Where i live is just e;sthat where i live. The school system here is mass up in many ways. To many students per teacher, Kinagarden is half a day the same as it was when... (read more)
Long Beach area jobs
I have to agree with many of the positive comments others have posted regarding Long Beach. For a coastal Southern California, it's relatively reasonably priced in terms... (read more)
re: 6 Month Review - 11/6/2012
What neighborhoods/areas in Long beach do you recommend as far as being... (read more)
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Quality of Life
LB offers or is close too every possible amenity you could imagine, so you will want for nothing here materially or as far as entertainment. Downside, cost of living is... (read more)
Long Beach is a great place to live. It is in close to both the OC and South Bay areas. We have it all - weather, entertainment, plenty of outdoor activities. ... (read more)
I'm ready to leave
Being born and raised in Southern California I have been used to our high quality of life for a long time. That, however is changing. Higher costs to live, ever... (read more)
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