Cupertino, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
252
Cupertino's Overall Cost Of Living
2.5x
Higher Than The National Average
611 out of 635
In California
6,385 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 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 252 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 #6,391 most affordable out of the 6,418 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 252 140 100
Services 116 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 543 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 138 126 100
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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.

$1,866,200
Median Home Value
$3,299
Median Rent
$182,857
Median Income
Statistic Cupertino California United States
Median Home Value $1,866,200 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $3,299 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $182,857 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 10.2x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Cupertino Services Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.06
Movie $13.23 $10.68
Bowling $19.56 $14.67

Detailed Cupertino Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Ground Beef $3.73 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.39
Milk $2.87 $2.05

Detailed Cupertino Health Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Haircut $19.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $67.86 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.07 $2.34

Detailed Cupertino Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $12.66 $10.62
Beer $10.57 $9.38
Optometrist $136.92 $108.57
Doctor $146.83 $116.17
Dentist $133.38 $99.13

Detailed Cupertino Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Cupertino California
Gasoline $3.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.03 $50.07
All Electricity $269.4 $167.67
Phone $187.26 $175.64

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 152,569 204 0.8x
Santa Clara, CA 126,723 192 0.8x
Mountain View, CA 80,104 220 0.9x
Campbell, CA 42,891 199 0.8x
Menlo Park, CA 35,211 289 1.1x
Saratoga, CA 31,084 310 1.2x
Los Altos, CA 30,878 340 1.3x
San Carlos, CA 29,647 237 0.9x
Belmont, CA 26,963 231 0.9x
North Fair Oaks, CA 14,992 179 0.7x

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