Auburn, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
134
Auburn's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
312 out of 635
In California
5,400 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 Auburn is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Auburn, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Auburn has an overall cost of living index of 134 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Auburn has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Auburn ranks as #5,403 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Auburn ranks as the #1,016 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Auburn Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Auburn California National Average
Overall 134 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 107 113 100
Health 123 115 100
Housing 174 198 100
Transportation 132 134 100
Utilities 110 126 100
For more reading on cost of living around California, check out:
Auburn Cost of Living Vs. CA

Auburn, 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.

$481,500
Median Home Value
$1,176
Median Rent
$67,282
Median Income
Statistic Auburn California United States
Median Home Value $481,500 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,176 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $67,282 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.2x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Auburn Services Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Shampoo $1.24 $1.06
Movie $13.93 $10.68
Bowling $20.08 $14.67

Detailed Auburn Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Ground Beef $5.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.31 $1.39
Milk $2.66 $2.05

Detailed Auburn Health Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Haircut $24.02 $18.62
Beauty Salon $62.28 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.79 $2.34

Detailed Auburn Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Potatoes $3.2 $3.29
Pizza $17.03 $10.62
Beer $9.52 $9.38
Optometrist $148.5 $108.57
Doctor $194.75 $116.17
Dentist $94.8 $99.13

Detailed Auburn Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.87 $50.07
All Electricity $192.37 $167.67
Phone $186.51 $175.64

Auburn SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Auburn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Auburn
Citrus Heights, CA 87,665 117 0.9x
Folsom, CA 79,584 144 1.1x
Rocklin, CA 67,070 137 1.0x
Antelope, CA 48,468 125 0.9x
Lincoln, CA 48,150 140 1.0x
El Dorado Hills, CA 47,107 163 1.2x
Orangevale, CA 35,030 131 1.0x
Fair Oaks, CA 30,882 134 1.0x
Granite Bay, CA 22,818 171 1.3x
North Auburn, CA 14,446 124 0.9x

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