Buellton, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
141
Buellton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
361 out of 635
In California
5,616 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 Buellton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Buellton, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Buellton has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Buellton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Buellton ranks as #5,619 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Buellton ranks as the #800 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Buellton Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Buellton California National Average
Overall 141 140 100
Services 103 112 100
Groceries 102 113 100
Health 107 115 100
Housing 200 198 100
Transportation 128 134 100
Utilities 168 126 100
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Buellton Cost of Living Vs. CA

Buellton, 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.

$580,100
Median Home Value
$1,778
Median Rent
$105,694
Median Income
Statistic Buellton California United States
Median Home Value $580,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,778 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $105,694 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.5x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Buellton Services Costs Vs. California

Item Buellton California
Shampoo $1.16 $1.06
Movie $10.31 $10.68
Bowling $14.28 $14.67

Detailed Buellton Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Buellton California
Ground Beef $4.37 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.53 $1.39
Milk $2.37 $2.05

Detailed Buellton Health Costs Vs. California

Item Buellton California
Haircut $20.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $55.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.6 $2.34

Detailed Buellton Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Buellton California
Potatoes $3.31 $3.29
Pizza $8.97 $10.62
Beer $8.81 $9.38
Optometrist $91.67 $108.57
Doctor $131.39 $116.17
Dentist $117.39 $99.13

Detailed Buellton Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Buellton California
Gasoline $3.22 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.66 $50.07
All Electricity $370.41 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Buellton SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Buellton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Buellton
Santa Barbara, CA 90,911 197 1.4x
Lompoc, CA 42,753 117 0.8x
Goleta, CA 32,142 172 1.2x
Orcutt, CA 31,353 138 1.0x
Nipomo, CA 18,182 139 1.0x
Arroyo Grande, CA 17,924 147 1.0x
Grover Beach, CA 13,481 144 1.0x
Carpinteria, CA 13,449 167 1.2x
Guadalupe, CA 7,654 118 0.8x
Oceano, CA 7,601 127 0.9x

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