Brentwood, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
150
Brentwood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
417 out of 635
In California
5,843 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 Brentwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brentwood, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brentwood has an overall cost of living index of 150 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Brentwood has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Brentwood ranks as #5,846 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Brentwood ranks as the #573 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Brentwood Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Brentwood California National Average
Overall 150 140 100
Services 106 112 100
Groceries 115 113 100
Health 99 115 100
Housing 226 198 100
Transportation 128 134 100
Utilities 147 126 100
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Brentwood Cost of Living Vs. CA

Brentwood, 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.

$610,000
Median Home Value
$2,215
Median Rent
$113,298
Median Income
Statistic Brentwood California United States
Median Home Value $610,000 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,215 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $113,298 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.4x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Brentwood Services Costs Vs. California

Item Brentwood California
Shampoo $1.26 $1.06
Movie $11.71 $10.68
Bowling $17.64 $14.67

Detailed Brentwood Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Brentwood California
Ground Beef $4.77 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.54 $1.39
Milk $2.9 $2.05

Detailed Brentwood Health Costs Vs. California

Item Brentwood California
Haircut $19.27 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.53 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.66 $2.34

Detailed Brentwood Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Brentwood California
Potatoes $3.31 $3.29
Pizza $16.43 $10.62
Beer $9.66 $9.38
Optometrist $116.0 $108.57
Doctor $128.29 $116.17
Dentist $85.86 $99.13

Detailed Brentwood Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Brentwood California
Gasoline $2.98 $2.22
Tire Balancing $54.75 $50.07
All Electricity $298.93 $167.67
Phone $185.03 $175.64

Brentwood SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
2

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brentwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brentwood
Antioch, CA 111,468 126 0.8x
Livermore, CA 91,763 171 1.1x
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 1.3x
Pittsburg, CA 71,723 134 0.9x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 1.3x
Danville, CA 44,933 218 1.5x
Oakley, CA 41,656 133 0.9x
Pleasant Hill, CA 34,903 171 1.1x
Discovery Bay, CA 15,904 154 1.0x
Alamo, CA 13,864 278 1.9x

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