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Mobile, Alabama vs East Los Angeles, California

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A salary of $40,000 in Mobile, Alabama should increase to $68,130 in East Los Angeles, California (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, East Los Angeles, California is more expensive than Mobile, Alabama
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 242% more expensive in East Los Angeles.
Cost of Living IndexesMobile, ALEast Los Angeles, CADifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered82.9141.270.3% more
Food & Groceries93.6100.87.7% more
Housing (Homeowner)52.1196.2276.6% more
Median Home Cost$176,000$603,300$427,300 (242.8% more)
Utilities97.596.80.7% less
Transportation89.2159.378.6% more
Health116.790.222.7% less
Miscellaneous96.3103.67.6% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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