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Cost of Living in California

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means California, California is more expensive.

California cost of living is 152.3

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the California housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGCaliforniaUnited States
  Overall152100
  Grocery113.9100
  Health108100
  Housing242100
  Median Home Cost$548,100$216,200
  Utilities110100
  Transportation111100
  Miscellaneous107100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for California    284 Reviews
    This is amazing humans!!!!! - 5/6/2018
    I am sure you like this and I do to you are as great as I am!!!... Read More

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    not what i was led to believe - 3/16/2018
    rent is crazy expensive, spaces are cramped, traffic is beyond measure, everything is pricey. spent $7000 to move out here, biggest mistake of my life. cant even... Read More

    California the Pyrite State - 12/7/2017
    The State of California has been historically the "Golden State" in recent history would be best described as the "Pyrite" state. We are the "Sactuary" state. Let's see... Read More


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