Blythe, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
93
Blythe's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
8 out of 635
In California
2,137 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 Blythe is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Blythe, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Blythe has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Blythe has a cost of living index that's 0.7x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Blythe ranks as #2,137 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Blythe ranks as the #4,282 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Blythe Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Blythe California National Average
Overall 93 140 100
Services 105 112 100
Groceries 96 113 100
Health 101 115 100
Housing 70 198 100
Transportation 109 134 100
Utilities 100 126 100
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Blythe Cost of Living Vs. CA

Blythe, 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.

$156,100
Median Home Value
$763
Median Rent
$44,563
Median Income
Statistic Blythe California United States
Median Home Value $156,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $763 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $44,563 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.5x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Blythe Services Costs Vs. California

Item Blythe California
Shampoo $0.86 $1.06
Movie $8.13 $10.68
Bowling $5.57 $14.67

Detailed Blythe Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Blythe California
Ground Beef $3.04 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.39
Milk $1.55 $2.05

Detailed Blythe Health Costs Vs. California

Item Blythe California
Haircut $15.74 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.32 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.85 $2.34

Detailed Blythe Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Blythe California
Potatoes $2.52 $3.29
Pizza $11.47 $10.62
Beer $9.33 $9.38
Optometrist $98.34 $108.57
Doctor $107.25 $116.17
Dentist $88.99 $99.13

Detailed Blythe Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Blythe California
Gasoline $2.37 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.4 $50.07
All Electricity $162.02 $167.67
Phone $28.14 $175.64

Blythe SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9.5

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