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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

California, California cost of living is 152.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
See the California housing market:  Homes For Sale  Apartments  Single Family Rentals

  COST OF LIVINGCalifornia, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  152100
  Grocery  113.9100
  Health  108100
  Housing  242100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  107100

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  3/7/2016
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living anywhere in California offers unique opportunities of sun and surf to mountains and snow within a few hours from you. Great of raising a...

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California!!!

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A shadow of its' former glory...

I have lived in So Cal for the majority of my life. Over the past 45 years I have watched it go from the absolute most amazing place to live in the world; with kind...

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