Blackhawk, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
238
Blackhawk's Overall Cost Of Living
2.4x
Higher Than The National Average
605 out of 634
In California
6,364 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 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 #6,371 most affordable out of the 6,522 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
For more reading on cost of living around California, check out:
Blackhawk Cost of Living Vs. CA

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.

$1,350,600
Median Home Value
$3,501
Median Rent
$214,754
Median Income
Statistic Blackhawk California United States
Median Home Value $1,350,600 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $3,501 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $214,754 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.3x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Blackhawk Services Costs Vs. California

Item Blackhawk California
Shampoo $1.33 $1.01
Movie $12.11 $10.72
Bowling $19.83 $13.86

Detailed Blackhawk Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Blackhawk California
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.35 $1.4
Milk $2.39 $1.96

Detailed Blackhawk Health Costs Vs. California

Item Blackhawk California
Haircut $19.71 $17.49
Beauty Salon $67.86 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Blackhawk Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Blackhawk California
Potatoes $2.66 $3.18
Pizza $13.7 $10.39
Beer $10.49 $9.23
Optometrist $136.71 $106.34
Doctor $150.71 $115.25
Dentist $139.14 $98.38

Detailed Blackhawk Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Blackhawk California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $228.47 $167.6
Phone $184.65 $163.42

Blackhawk SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
2

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Blackhawk

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Blackhawk
Pleasanton, CA 81,717 203 0.9x
Mountain View, CA 81,656 219 0.9x
San Ramon, CA 75,648 201 0.8x
Dublin, CA 61,240 189 0.8x
Danville, CA 44,605 217 0.9x
Lafayette, CA 26,305 235 1.0x
San Lorenzo, CA 25,569 152 0.6x
Orinda, CA 19,646 240 1.0x
Alamo, CA 14,905 278 1.2x
Piedmont, CA 11,317 294 1.2x

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