Stockton, CA Cost of Living

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Stockton cost of living score
More expensive
24.7% higher
than the US average
16.8% lower
than the California average
Stockton, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 124.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 24.7% higher than the U.S. average and 16.8% higher than the average for California.

Stockton, CA

Housing costs in Stockton?
A typical home costs $426,500, which is 26.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 41.9% less expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Stockton costs $1,480 per month, which is 3.5% more than the national average of $1,430 and 45.3% cheaper than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Stockton?
To live comfortably in Stockton, California, a minimum annual income of $81,720 for a family, and $45,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Stockton?
Stockton, California is quickly becoming one of America's premier destinations for those looking for excellent quality-of-life without breaking the bank. Homeowners can find different housing choices ranging from low cost single family homes to spacious luxury apartments - while renters have access to more attractive deals now than ever before. Moreover, groceries and transportation costs are relatively low when compared with other US cities - making Stockton a great option if you want to stick within budget.
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Over 4 years ago

Since living here, i have been subjected to several hate crimes, and for NO REASON. spent week at french camp county hospital, after being beaten in a coma by group of  More

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I’ve lived in Stockton, CA for 10 of the last 11 years. I’ve lived in Sacramento, Vacaville, Los Angeles and Monterey in California. I’ve also lived in Duluth, Minnesota  More

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