Clermont, Iowa vs. Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living Comparison

A salary of $50,000 in Clermont, Iowa should increase to $116,227 in Los Angeles, California (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

- Overall, Los Angeles, California is more expensive than Clermont, Iowa
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 549% more expensive in Los Angeles.
Cost of Living IndexesClermont, IALos Angeles, CADifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered75.8176.2132.5% more
Food & Groceries93.0104.111.9% more
Housing (Homeowner)38.1298.2682.7% more
Median Home Cost$140,500$912,500$772,000 (549.5% more)
Utilities101.493.77.6% less
Transportation74.8165.3121.0% more
Health1139020.4% less
Miscellaneous98.3104.56.3% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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