Austin, Texas vs. Walnut Creek, California

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in Walnut Creek, California is 52.9% more expensive than Austin, Texas.

You would need a salary of $244,575 in Walnut Creek, California to maintain the standard of living you have in Austin, Texas.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, Walnut Creek, California is more expensive than Austin, Texas
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
77% more expensive in Walnut Creek
than in Austin, Texas
Austin, TX vs. Walnut Creek, CA
Compared to Austin, Walnut Creek is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  52.9% higher
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Renter
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Food
  15.8% higher
  Housing (Homeowner)
  136.8% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  3.5% higher
  Commute
  16.0% higher
  Health
  19.2% higher
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  10.1% higher

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