Buena Park, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
143
Buena Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
378 out of 635
In California
5,677 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 Buena Park is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Buena Park, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Buena Park has an overall cost of living index of 143 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Buena Park ranks as #5,680 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Buena Park ranks as the #738 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Buena Park Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Buena Park California National Average
Overall 143 140 100
Services 115 112 100
Groceries 116 113 100
Health 106 115 100
Housing 216 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 88 126 100
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Buena Park Cost of Living Vs. CA

Buena Park, 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.

$608,800
Median Home Value
$1,723
Median Rent
$84,680
Median Income
Statistic Buena Park California United States
Median Home Value $608,800 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,723 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $84,680 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.2x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Buena Park Services Costs Vs. California

Item Buena Park California
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $14.48 $10.68
Bowling $24.56 $14.67

Detailed Buena Park Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Buena Park California
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Buena Park Health Costs Vs. California

Item Buena Park California
Haircut $22.6 $18.62
Beauty Salon $66.25 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.48 $2.34

Detailed Buena Park Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Buena Park California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $106.53 $108.57
Doctor $100.28 $116.17
Dentist $114.52 $99.13

Detailed Buena Park Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Buena Park California
Gasoline $3.32 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.6 $50.07
All Electricity $138.7 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Buena Park SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Buena Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Buena Park
Fullerton, CA 141,061 156 1.1x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 1.0x
Cerritos, CA 49,388 169 1.2x
Cypress, CA 49,137 154 1.1x
La Mirada, CA 48,260 147 1.0x
Stanton, CA 38,317 127 0.9x
North Tustin, CA 25,147 191 1.3x
West Puente Valley, CA 23,555 133 0.9x
Artesia, CA 16,456 138 1.0x
Vincent, CA 16,405 136 1.0x

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