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Sacramento, California vs Las Vegas, Nevada

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A salary of $50,000 in Sacramento, California could decrease to $45,641 in Las Vegas, Nevada (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, Las Vegas, Nevada is cheaper than Sacramento, California
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 10% cheaper in Las Vegas.
Cost of Living IndexesSacramento, CALas Vegas, NVDifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered121.61118.7% less
Food & Groceries104.8102.32.4% less
Housing (Homeowner)141.6118.216.5% less
Median Home Cost$427,200$384,000$43,200 (10.1% less)
Utilities98.4102.64.3% more
Transportation121128.56.2% more
Health1049310.6% less
Miscellaneous106.1103.62.4% less
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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