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Cost of Living in Los Angeles, California

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Los Angeles is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Los Angeles, California is more expensive.

Los Angeles cost of living is 195.1

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGLos AngelesCaliforniaUSA
  Overall195169100
  Grocery100.4107.2100
  Health8593100
  Housing358293100
  Median Home Cost$670,200$548,100$216,200
  Utilities94102100
  Transportation191147100
  Miscellaneous105104100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Los Angeles    225 Reviews
    40 years ago maybe.. - 9/24/2018
    A tangle of squabbling 3rd world minorities, along with a healthy helping of hoards and hoards of homeless, crumbling infrastructure, parched landscapes, along with... Read More

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    The Grand Illusion. - 8/8/2018
    I was born in Carson California, grew up in Torrance, and Lived in and out (no pun intended) of Los Angeles. Moved away in 09/10. If you're thinking of moving to that... Read More

    Crowded and overrated - 7/7/2018
    Lived there for 27 years. I just left LA for Lancaster, Ca. I worked in downtown and commuted from Boyle Heights. It was a 10 min drive without traffic (hardly ever seen... Read More


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