Vallejo, CA Cost of Living


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Vallejo cost of living score
134.3
More expensive
34.3% higher
than the US average
10.4% lower
than the California average
Vallejo, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 134.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 34.3% higher than the U.S. average and 10.4% higher than the average for California.

Vallejo, CA

Housing costs in Vallejo?
A typical home costs $502,500, which is 48.6% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 31.5% less expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Vallejo costs $1,870 per month, which is 30.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 15.0% cheaper than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Vallejo?
To live comfortably in Vallejo, California, a minimum annual income of $96,120 for a family, and $62,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Vallejo?
Living in Vallejo, CA can be a bit expensive due to its proximity to the bay area. The median home price is approximately $388,000 and rent for a one-bedroom apartment will cost around $1500 per month on average. Public transportation is reasonably priced, with tickets costing three dollars each way. Utility bills can also be relatively high depending on usage; the average electric bill runs around $120 per month.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesVallejoCaliforniaUnited States
  134.3149.9100.0
  107.9105.1100
  112.398.3100.0
  171.2234.8100.0
  $502,500$733,500$338,100
  99.4%102.4%100.0%
  123.7133.1100.0
  124.5118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 4 years ago

If you move to Vallejo, you will quickly realize that you're paying a lot of money to live in well-polished squalor. I moved to Vallejo in mid-2008 just as the city  More

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Over 6 years ago

I would love to live in a place where there are not fireworks all year round or gunshots every night. Police are understaffed and overworked and this is coming from a  More

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Over 6 years ago

I've lived in Vallejo for 5 years I moved here from Alameda California where I spent about 3 years and before that was in Seattle for 18 years. People said to  More

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