Auburn, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Auburn's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
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 #5342 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Auburn ranks as the #1064 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
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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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Auburn California United States
Median Home Value $418,400 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,140 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $62,168 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.7x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Auburn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Auburn
Citrus Heights, CA 87,061 114 0.9x
Folsom, CA 77,007 143 1.1x
Rocklin, CA 63,127 136 1.0x
Antelope, CA 47,326 121 0.9x
Lincoln, CA 46,939 136 1.0x
El Dorado Hills, CA 45,599 159 1.2x
Orangevale, CA 34,757 127 1.0x
Fair Oaks, CA 31,002 134 1.0x
Granite Bay, CA 22,439 171 1.3x
North Auburn, CA 13,707 121 0.9x

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