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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 166.2

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

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COST OF LIVINGLos AngelesCaliforniaUSA
  Overall166152100
  Grocery95.5113.9100
  Health93108100
  Housing314242100
  Median Home Cost$670,200$548,100$216,200
  Utilities110110100
  Transportation102111100
  Miscellaneous91107100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Los Angeles    224 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Unreal - 6/14/2018
    Homeless living in streets. They protect illegals. Drugs needles and sewage in street. No money in public employee unions retirement account. Wtf you idiots keep voting... Read More


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