Auburn, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
132
Auburn's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
306 out of 634
In California
5,338 out of 6,399
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 132 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Auburn has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Auburn ranks as #5,342 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Auburn ranks as the #1,064 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Auburn Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Auburn California National Average
Overall 132 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 174 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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.

$447,600
Median Home Value
$1,147
Median Rent
$66,314
Median Income
Statistic Auburn California United States
Median Home Value $447,600 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,147 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $66,314 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.7x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Auburn Services Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Shampoo $1.48 $1.01
Movie $12.78 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Auburn Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.47 $1.4
Milk $2.57 $1.96

Detailed Auburn Health Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Haircut $26.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.94 $2.32

Detailed Auburn Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Potatoes $2.96 $3.18
Pizza $15.19 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $131.29 $106.34
Doctor $155.0 $115.25
Dentist $107.22 $98.38

Detailed Auburn Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Auburn California
Gasoline $3.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.1 $48.9
All Electricity $171.58 $167.6
Phone $183.9 $163.42

Auburn SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
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 87,373 114 0.9x
Folsom, CA 78,159 143 1.1x
Rocklin, CA 64,835 136 1.0x
Antelope, CA 48,398 121 0.9x
Lincoln, CA 47,388 136 1.0x
El Dorado Hills, CA 46,593 159 1.2x
Orangevale, CA 34,824 127 1.0x
Fair Oaks, CA 31,032 134 1.0x
Granite Bay, CA 23,183 171 1.3x
North Auburn, CA 14,269 121 0.9x

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