Los Gatos, CA Cost of Living


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Los Gatos cost of living score
231
More expensive
131.0% higher
than the US average
54.1% higher
than the California average
Los Gatos, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 231, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 131.0% higher than the U.S. average and 54.1% lower than the average for California.

Los Gatos, CA

Housing costs in Los Gatos?
A typical home costs $2,313,600, which is 584.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 215.4% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Los Gatos costs $3,140 per month, which is 119.6% more than the national average of $1,430 and 31.5% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Los Gatos?
To live comfortably in Los Gatos, California, a minimum annual income of $443,160 for a family, and $107,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Los Gatos?
Los Gatos, CA is an affluent area known for its high quality of life and high cost of living. The median home price in the city is $2,052,000 while the median household income is $151,744 - making Los Gatos one of the most expensive places to live in California. Living expenses such as utilities, transportation and health care are also much higher than in other parts of the state. As a result, many people choose to live elsewhere while commuting into town for work or recreation. Despite the high cost of living, Los Gatos remains a desirable destination due to its natural beauty, vibrant cultural scene and excellent schools.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesLos GatosCaliforniaUnited States
  231.0149.9100.0
  120.4105.1100
  107.798.3100.0
  803.3234.8100.0
  $2,313,600$733,500$338,100
  101.3%102.4%100.0%
  149.6133.1100.0
  155.9118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 13 years ago

Have lived in Los Gatos for 30 plus years. Great climate - mild winters and comfortable  More

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Over 15 years ago

Progressive &  More

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Over 16 years ago

Los Gatos is a beautiful, small town with a great community. The cost of living, however, is extremely expensive. Food at the supermarket is more expensive than in  More

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