Daly City, CA Cost of Living


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Daly City cost of living score
250
More expensive
150.0% higher
than the US average
66.8% higher
than the California average
Daly City, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 250, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 150.0% higher than the U.S. average and 66.8% lower than the average for California.

Daly City, CA

Housing costs in Daly City?
A typical home costs $1,113,400, which is 229.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 51.8% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Daly City costs $3,100 per month, which is 116.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 30.6% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Daly City?
To live comfortably in Daly City, California, a minimum annual income of $213,480 for a family, and $103,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Daly City?
Daly City offers a great option for budget-friendly living located within the greater San Francisco area boasting plenty of amenities without straining pocket books too severely. Median house prices hover around $740K while rent usually comes in right around half that amount - both much lower compared to some other parts of the Bay Area such as Oakland or Berkeley which are situated further north. Grocery stores likewise remain slightly above US averages although not dramatically high due to local taxes & regulations while sales tax totals out to 8.5%.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesDaly CityCaliforniaUnited States
  250.0149.9100.0
  112.6105.1100
  117.498.3100.0
  404.7234.8100.0
  $1,113,400$733,500$338,100
  86.2%102.4%100.0%
  151.6133.1100.0
  162.1118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
Reviews for Daly City
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Over 13 years ago

Moved here and was unaware of the climate. The first sunny day, I thought it would get warm. A neighbor said if it is 80 in San Francisco, it will only be 60-65 in  More

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Over 15 years ago

High crime, overweight people. English is not the official language. 20 people live in a house. Weather stinks - forget working on your tan for Baywatch tryouts. Not  More

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Over 17 years ago

Modes of transportation is ample in this area, with BART and  More

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