Cupertino, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
253
Cupertino's Overall Cost Of Living
2.5x
Higher Than The National Average
610 out of 634
In California
6,372 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 Cupertino is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cupertino, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cupertino has an overall cost of living index of 253 which is 2.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Cupertino has a cost of living index that's 1.8x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Cupertino ranks as #6,379 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Cupertino ranks as the #28 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Cupertino Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Cupertino California National Average
Overall 253 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 542 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Cupertino Cost of Living Vs. CA

Cupertino, 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.

$1,711,300
Median Home Value
$3,163
Median Rent
$171,917
Median Income
Statistic Cupertino California United States
Median Home Value $1,711,300 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $3,163 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $171,917 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 10.0x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Cupertino Services Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Shampoo $1.33 $1.01
Movie $12.11 $10.72
Bowling $19.83 $13.86

Detailed Cupertino Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.35 $1.4
Milk $2.39 $1.96

Detailed Cupertino Health Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Haircut $19.71 $17.49
Beauty Salon $67.86 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Cupertino Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Potatoes $2.66 $3.18
Pizza $13.7 $10.39
Beer $10.49 $9.23
Optometrist $136.71 $106.34
Doctor $150.71 $115.25
Dentist $139.14 $98.38

Detailed Cupertino Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $228.47 $167.6
Phone $184.65 $163.42

Cupertino SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cupertino

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cupertino
Sunnyvale, CA 152,770 206 0.8x
Santa Clara, CA 127,721 192 0.8x
Mountain View, CA 81,656 219 0.9x
Campbell, CA 42,221 199 0.8x
Menlo Park, CA 34,138 288 1.1x
Saratoga, CA 30,697 311 1.2x
Los Altos, CA 30,504 342 1.4x
San Carlos, CA 30,154 237 0.9x
Belmont, CA 27,097 232 0.9x
North Fair Oaks, CA 14,372 179 0.7x

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