Castroville, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
110
Castroville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
132 out of 634
In California
4,134 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 Castroville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Castroville, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Castroville has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Castroville has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Castroville ranks as #4,135 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Castroville ranks as the #2,271 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Castroville Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Castroville California National Average
Overall 110 140 100
Services 88 111 100
Groceries 105 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 129 196 100
Transportation 111 128 100
Utilities 129 118 100
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Castroville Cost of Living Vs. CA

Castroville, 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.

$471,400
Median Home Value
$1,230
Median Rent
$57,656
Median Income
Statistic Castroville California United States
Median Home Value $471,400 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,230 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $57,656 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.2x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Castroville Services Costs Vs. California

Item Castroville California
Shampoo $1.06 $1.01
Movie $15.05 $10.72
Bowling $18.25 $13.86

Detailed Castroville Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Castroville California
Ground Beef $4.36 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.03 $1.4
Milk $2.27 $1.96

Detailed Castroville Health Costs Vs. California

Item Castroville California
Haircut $27.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $50.52 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.52 $2.32

Detailed Castroville Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Castroville California
Potatoes $3.2 $3.18
Pizza $10.74 $10.39
Beer $8.99 $9.23
Optometrist $127.0 $106.34
Doctor $148.0 $115.25
Dentist $99.6 $98.38

Detailed Castroville Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Castroville California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.0 $48.9
All Electricity $260.15 $167.6
Phone $173.87 $163.42

Castroville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
2
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Castroville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Castroville
Salinas, CA 156,143 117 1.1x
Seaside, CA 33,956 127 1.2x
Monterey, CA 28,352 180 1.6x
Marina, CA 21,981 127 1.2x
Prunedale, CA 20,327 130 1.2x
Pacific Grove, CA 15,522 184 1.7x
Soquel, CA 10,883 166 1.5x
Rio del Mar, CA 9,657 196 1.8x
Interlaken, CA 7,817 131 1.2x
Aptos, CA 6,387 182 1.7x

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