Long Beach, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 161.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 61.7 percent higher than the U.S. average and 7.9 percent lower than the average for California.
A typical home costs $739,900, which is 118.8 percent more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.9 percent more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Long Beach costs $2,240 per month, which is 56.6 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and 4.0 percent more than the state average of $2,150.
To live comfortably in Long Beach, California, a minimum annual income of $141,840 for a family, and $70,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Long Beach is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Long Beach, California is more expensive.
Long Beach cost of living is 161.7