Laguna Beach, CA Cost of Living

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Laguna Beach cost of living score
More expensive
64.9% higher
than the US average
10.0% higher
than the California average
Laguna Beach, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 164.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 64.9% higher than the U.S. average and 10.0% lower than the average for California.

Laguna Beach, CA

Housing costs in Laguna Beach?
A typical home costs $2,741,100, which is 710.7% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 273.7% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Laguna Beach costs $3,300 per month, which is 130.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 34.8% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Laguna Beach?
To live comfortably in Laguna Beach, California, a minimum annual income of $525,240 for a family, and $110,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Laguna Beach?
Living in Laguna Beach, CA comes with a hefty price tag. The cost of living is reported to be 39% higher than the national average - making it one of the most expensive places to live in the US. Housing costs are the main factor behind this elevated cost of living, with median home prices and rents sitting well above both state and national averages. Despite the high cost, people still flock to Laguna Beach for its picturesque beaches, incredible hiking trails, art galleries and cultural events.
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Over 12 years ago

... always great to go home to. But i don't live there now, haven't for 10 years. Beautiful as it is, if you've got wanderlust you're always somewhere else. Avoid  More

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Over 15 years ago

Mediterranean climate, one of the best in the  More

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Laguna Beach is peaceful and beautiful. If you have the money for housing you will enjoy living here. However, during the seasonal Pageant of the Masters and Summer Art  More

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