Davis, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
159
Davis's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
457 out of 635
In California
5,989 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 Davis is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Davis, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Davis has an overall cost of living index of 159 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Davis has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Davis ranks as #5,992 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Davis ranks as the #426 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Davis Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Davis California National Average
Overall 159 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 110 113 100
Health 121 115 100
Housing 254 198 100
Transportation 134 134 100
Utilities 108 126 100
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Davis Cost of Living Vs. CA

Davis, 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.

$675,900
Median Home Value
$1,659
Median Rent
$75,394
Median Income
Statistic Davis California United States
Median Home Value $675,900 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,659 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $75,394 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 9.0x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Davis Services Costs Vs. California

Item Davis California
Shampoo $1.24 $1.06
Movie $13.93 $10.68
Bowling $20.08 $14.67

Detailed Davis Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Davis California
Ground Beef $5.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.31 $1.39
Milk $2.66 $2.05

Detailed Davis Health Costs Vs. California

Item Davis California
Haircut $24.02 $18.62
Beauty Salon $62.28 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.79 $2.34

Detailed Davis Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Davis California
Potatoes $3.2 $3.29
Pizza $17.03 $10.62
Beer $9.52 $9.38
Optometrist $148.5 $108.57
Doctor $194.75 $116.17
Dentist $94.8 $99.13

Detailed Davis Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Davis California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.87 $50.07
All Electricity $192.37 $167.67
Phone $186.51 $175.64

Davis SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Davis

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Davis
Sacramento, CA 503,482 120 0.8x
Vacaville, CA 99,958 132 0.8x
Arden-Arcade, CA 93,719 126 0.8x
Woodland, CA 59,759 125 0.8x
West Sacramento, CA 53,574 121 0.8x
Florin, CA 48,839 109 0.7x
Dixon, CA 20,106 126 0.8x
Rio Linda, CA 16,115 113 0.7x
Winters, CA 7,285 124 0.8x
Elverta, CA 5,235 120 0.8x

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