Corning, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Corning's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Corning is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Corning, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Corning has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Corning has a cost of living index that's 0.7x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Corning ranks as #3613 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Corning ranks as the #2794 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Corning Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Corning California National Average
Overall 104 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 82 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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Corning Cost of Living Vs. CA

Corning, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Corning California United States
Median Home Value $160,700 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $803 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $32,219 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.0x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Corning

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Corning
Chico, CA 91,998 119 1.1x
Redding, CA 91,327 115 1.1x
Paradise, CA 26,543 111 1.1x
Oroville, CA 19,040 104 1.0x
Magalia, CA 12,671 107 1.0x
Orland, CA 7,541 109 1.0x
Gridley, CA 6,585 105 1.0x
Willows, CA 6,022 108 1.0x
Durham, CA 5,863 133 1.3x
Palermo, CA 5,544 108 1.0x

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