Napa, CA Cost of Living


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Napa cost of living score
161.3
More expensive
61.3% higher
than the US average
7.6% higher
than the California average
Napa, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 161.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 61.3% higher than the U.S. average and 7.6% lower than the average for California.

Napa, CA

Housing costs in Napa?
A typical home costs $862,900, which is 155.2% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 17.6% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Napa costs $2,410 per month, which is 68.5% more than the national average of $1,430 and 10.8% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Napa?
To live comfortably in Napa, California, a minimum annual income of $165,240 for a family, and $73,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Napa?
Napa Valley might be most famous for its vineyards and exquisite wineries, but this City in Northern California also offers a reasonable cost of living. The median home value for Napa is around $650k, while the median rent can range from $2k - $3k depending on where you are located within the city limits. Electricity, water, transportation and other essential costs may come out slightly higher than average compared to similar cities nearby but with plenty of festivals and entertainment options occurring throughout year along rural-styled scenic backroads; this could still be considered great location consider if looking something off beaten path yet close enough everything happening around greater Bay Area.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesNapaCaliforniaUnited States
  161.3149.9100.0
  110.3105.1100
  109.598.3100.0
  283.1234.8100.0
  $862,900$733,500$338,100
  99.8%102.4%100.0%
  101.3133.1100.0
  157.0118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I have lived in Napa for 20 years. In that time, Napa has changed dramatically. Today, Napa is very much a Hispanic community. Many Latinos don't or won't speak English  More

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My longtime Napa home burned to smithereens in 2017. That same night, a crazy stalker set her sights on me. Two nights after the fire, she showed up at my rescue house  More

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Napa is a very easy place to live, especially for those contemplating retirement. The pace of life is peaceful. The weather is superb -- never miserably cold or hot but  More

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