Thousand Oaks, CA Cost of Living


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Thousand Oaks cost of living score
154
More expensive
54.0% higher
than the US average
2.7% higher
than the California average
Thousand Oaks, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 154, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 54.0% higher than the U.S. average and 2.7% lower than the average for California.

Thousand Oaks, CA

Housing costs in Thousand Oaks?
A typical home costs $914,800, which is 170.6% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 24.7% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Thousand Oaks costs $2,870 per month, which is 100.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 25.1% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Thousand Oaks?
To live comfortably in Thousand Oaks, California, a minimum annual income of $175,320 for a family, and $94,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Thousand Oaks?
Thousand Oaks is a city located in Ventura County California which has an affordable cost of living compared to other parts of the state. The median home price for Thousand Oaks is nearly one million dollars; however there are still reasonably priced homes available even within this high estimate. Food expenses are estimated at roughly three hundred fifty dollars per month while utilities for a 915 square foot apartment usually run at around one hundred sixty five dollars each month on average . Thousand Oaks boasts many recreational areas like hiking trails and parks as well as retail outlets where people can enjoy their free time indulging in all kinds of activities or shopping experiences .
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesThousand OaksCaliforniaUnited States
  154.0149.9100.0
  109.9105.1100
  106.798.3100.0
  297.6234.8100.0
  $914,800$733,500$338,100
  97.3%102.4%100.0%
  115.2133.1100.0
  150.4118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 12 years ago

All you have to do is to check out the climate of Thousand Oaks on this site or on City-Data to see that the climate here in Thousand Oaks is perfect, if you don't like  More

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I've lived here my entire life, which I suppose isn't that long only 17 years. Its been a nice place to grow up, lots of opportunities and places to go as a kid. Park  More

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I have lived here over 10 years. I'm not sure what some of the reviewers are talking about, as it pertains to "nothing to do for kids" here. We have a fantastic Parks  More

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