Sonoma, CA Cost of Living

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Sonoma cost of living score
More expensive
51.8% higher
than the US average
1.3% higher
than the California average
Sonoma, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 151.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 51.8% higher than the U.S. average and 1.3% lower than the average for California.

Sonoma, CA

Housing costs in Sonoma?
A typical home costs $906,700, which is 168.2% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 23.6% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Sonoma costs $2,190 per month, which is 53.1% more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Sonoma?
To live comfortably in Sonoma, California, a minimum annual income of $173,880 for a family, and $66,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Sonoma?
The cost of living in Sonoma, CA is slightly higher than the national average. Due to its close proximity to major metropolitan areas such as San Francisco and Oakland, the cost of housing is considerably higher in Sonoma than the rest of California. Other factors that contribute to a higher cost of living include the area’s popularity as a tourist destination and its location near wine country. As a result, prices for food, entertainment, transportation, and health care are all more expensive in Sonoma than they are elsewhere in the state. Despite this increased cost of living, many people consider it worth it given the beauty and vibrancy of the city.
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Over 11 years ago

I love Sonoma. Moved here from Texas and I can't wait to live in this small town with country living all around. I hate all the drama and crime in Vallejo. I live in  More

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I have lived in Sonoma for 3 years now. I relocated after a brief stint in Salt Lake City but lived in San Francisco for 30 years before that. If you like small town  More

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The best aspects of living in Sonoma County,CA: Air quality is best that one can ask for and there is no severe weather. No hazardous weather driving or walking  More

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