Alum Rock, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
159
Alum Rock's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
457 out of 635
In California
5,989 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Alum Rock is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Alum Rock, CA?

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.

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Alum Rock Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Alum Rock California National Average
Overall 159 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 134 113 100
Health 125 115 100
Housing 230 198 100
Transportation 143 134 100
Utilities 138 126 100
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Alum Rock Cost of Living Vs. CA

Alum Rock, CA Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$681,100
Median Home Value
$1,963
Median Rent
$95,479
Median Income
Statistic Alum Rock California United States
Median Home Value $681,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,963 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $95,479 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.1x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Alum Rock Services Costs Vs. California

Item Alum Rock California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.06
Movie $13.23 $10.68
Bowling $19.56 $14.67

Detailed Alum Rock Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Alum Rock California
Ground Beef $3.73 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.39
Milk $2.87 $2.05

Detailed Alum Rock Health Costs Vs. California

Item Alum Rock California
Haircut $19.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $67.86 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.07 $2.34

Detailed Alum Rock Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Alum Rock California
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $12.66 $10.62
Beer $10.57 $9.38
Optometrist $136.92 $108.57
Doctor $146.83 $116.17
Dentist $133.38 $99.13

Detailed Alum Rock Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Alum Rock California
Gasoline $3.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.03 $50.07
All Electricity $269.4 $167.67
Phone $187.26 $175.64

Alum Rock SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Alum Rock

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Alum Rock
San Jose, CA 1,029,409 179 1.1x
Fremont, CA 234,829 187 1.2x
Sunnyvale, CA 152,569 204 1.3x
Santa Clara, CA 126,723 192 1.2x
Mountain View, CA 80,104 220 1.4x
Milpitas, CA 75,182 181 1.1x
Cupertino, CA 59,799 252 1.6x
Campbell, CA 42,891 199 1.3x
Menlo Park, CA 35,211 289 1.8x
Saratoga, CA 31,084 310 1.9x

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