Scottsdale, Arizona vs. Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in Los Angeles, California is 23.9% more expensive than Scottsdale, Arizona.

You would need a salary of $61,955 in Los Angeles, California to maintain the standard of living you have in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, Los Angeles, California is more expensive than Scottsdale, Arizona
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
26% more expensive in Los Angeles
than in Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compared to Scottsdale, Los Angeles is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  23.9% 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
  0.8% higher
  Housing (Homeowner)
  46.9% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  8.5% lower
  Commute
  51.4% higher
  Health
  2.7% lower
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  4.0% higher

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