Burbank, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
163
Burbank's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
476 out of 634
In California
6,037 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 Burbank is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Burbank, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Burbank has an overall cost of living index of 163 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Burbank has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Burbank ranks as #6,041 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Burbank ranks as the #365 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Burbank Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Burbank California National Average
Overall 163 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 277 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100
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Burbank Cost of Living Vs. CA

Burbank, 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.

$778,100
Median Home Value
$1,566
Median Rent
$91,190
Median Income
Statistic Burbank California United States
Median Home Value $778,100 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,566 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $91,190 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.5x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Burbank Services Costs Vs. California

Item Burbank California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $16.1 $10.72
Bowling $20.33 $13.86

Detailed Burbank Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Burbank California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed Burbank Health Costs Vs. California

Item Burbank California
Haircut $22.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $68.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Burbank Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Burbank California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $126.4 $106.34
Doctor $126.0 $115.25
Dentist $109.4 $98.38

Detailed Burbank Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Burbank California
Gasoline $3.7 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.2 $48.9
All Electricity $184.11 $167.6
Phone $186.9 $163.42

Burbank SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Burbank

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Burbank
Los Angeles, CA 3,966,936 148 0.9x
Santa Clarita, CA 213,411 143 0.9x
Glendale, CA 200,232 165 1.0x
Pasadena, CA 141,258 167 1.0x
Monterey Park, CA 60,439 152 0.9x
Altadena, CA 44,850 164 1.0x
San Gabriel, CA 40,143 161 1.0x
West Hollywood, CA 36,450 166 1.0x
Beverly Hills, CA 34,186 315 1.9x
South Pasadena, CA 25,661 193 1.2x

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