East Pasadena, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
172
East Pasadena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
513 out of 634
In California
6,142 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 East Pasadena is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in East Pasadena, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Pasadena has an overall cost of living index of 172 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, East Pasadena has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in East Pasadena ranks as #6,148 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies East Pasadena ranks as the #259 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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East Pasadena Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense East Pasadena California National Average
Overall 172 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 308 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100
For more reading on cost of living around California, check out:
East Pasadena Cost of Living Vs. CA

East Pasadena, 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.

$829,900
Median Home Value
$1,741
Median Rent
$92,979
Median Income
Statistic East Pasadena California United States
Median Home Value $829,900 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,741 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $92,979 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.9x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed East Pasadena Services Costs Vs. California

Item East Pasadena California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $16.1 $10.72
Bowling $20.33 $13.86

Detailed East Pasadena Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item East Pasadena California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed East Pasadena Health Costs Vs. California

Item East Pasadena California
Haircut $22.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $68.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed East Pasadena Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item East Pasadena California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $126.4 $106.34
Doctor $126.0 $115.25
Dentist $109.4 $98.38

Detailed East Pasadena Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item East Pasadena California
Gasoline $3.7 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.2 $48.9
All Electricity $184.11 $167.6
Phone $186.9 $163.42

East Pasadena SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around East Pasadena

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. East Pasadena
Pasadena, CA 141,258 167 1.0x
Arcadia, CA 58,152 198 1.2x
La Mirada, CA 48,764 144 0.8x
San Gabriel, CA 40,143 161 0.9x
La Verne, CA 32,211 148 0.9x
Walnut, CA 29,903 174 1.0x
West Puente Valley, CA 23,382 131 0.8x
Artesia, CA 16,758 138 0.8x
East San Gabriel, CA 16,256 167 1.0x
Vincent, CA 16,225 132 0.8x

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