According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Alum Rock has an overall cost of living index of 159 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, Alum Rock has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in Alum Rock ranks as #5,992 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Alum Rock ranks as the #426 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Alum Rock||California||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in California, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Alum Rock|
|San Jose, CA||1,029,409||179||1.1x|
|Santa Clara, CA||126,723||192||1.2x|
|Mountain View, CA||80,104||220||1.4x|
|Menlo Park, CA||35,211||289||1.8x|