Daly City, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
179
Daly City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
530 out of 634
In California
6,193 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 Daly City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Daly City, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Daly City has an overall cost of living index of 179 which is 1.8x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Daly City has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Daly City ranks as #6,200 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Daly City ranks as the #206 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Daly City Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Daly City California National Average
Overall 179 140 100
Services 137 111 100
Groceries 127 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 288 196 100
Transportation 141 128 100
Utilities 122 118 100
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Daly City Cost of Living Vs. CA

Daly City, 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.

$783,400
Median Home Value
$2,220
Median Rent
$94,550
Median Income
Statistic Daly City California United States
Median Home Value $783,400 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $2,220 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $94,550 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.3x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Daly City Services Costs Vs. California

Item Daly City California
Shampoo $1.37 $1.01
Movie $15.04 $10.72
Bowling $21.14 $13.86

Detailed Daly City Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Daly City California
Ground Beef $3.47 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.39 $1.4
Milk $2.34 $1.96

Detailed Daly City Health Costs Vs. California

Item Daly City California
Haircut $23.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $84.88 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.92 $2.32

Detailed Daly City Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Daly City California
Potatoes $2.57 $3.18
Pizza $13.99 $10.39
Beer $10.39 $9.23
Optometrist $143.14 $106.34
Doctor $154.0 $115.25
Dentist $138.14 $98.38

Detailed Daly City Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Daly City California
Gasoline $3.82 $2.59
Tire Balancing $65.75 $48.9
All Electricity $224.45 $167.6
Phone $195.57 $163.42

Daly City SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

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