Blackhawk, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Blackhawk'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 Blackhawk is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Blackhawk, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Blackhawk has an overall cost of living index of 238 which is 2.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Blackhawk has a cost of living index that's 1.7x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Blackhawk ranks as #6371 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Blackhawk ranks as the #35 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Blackhawk Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Blackhawk California National Average
Overall 238 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 494 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Blackhawk, 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 Blackhawk California United States
Median Home Value $1,267,400 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $3,501 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $208,484 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.1x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Blackhawk

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Blackhawk
Mountain View, CA 80,993 219 0.9x
Pleasanton, CA 80,847 203 0.9x
San Ramon, CA 75,384 201 0.8x
Dublin, CA 59,172 189 0.8x
Danville, CA 44,417 217 0.9x
Lafayette, CA 26,060 235 1.0x
San Lorenzo, CA 25,388 152 0.6x
Orinda, CA 19,431 240 1.0x
Alamo, CA 15,317 278 1.2x
Piedmont, CA 11,308 294 1.2x

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