Elk Grove, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
133
Elk Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
297 out of 635
In California
5,359 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 Elk Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elk Grove, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Elk Grove has an overall cost of living index of 133 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Elk Grove has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Elk Grove ranks as #5,362 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Elk Grove ranks as the #1,057 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Elk Grove Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Elk Grove California National Average
Overall 133 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 109 113 100
Health 122 115 100
Housing 167 198 100
Transportation 131 134 100
Utilities 107 126 100
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Elk Grove Cost of Living Vs. CA

Elk Grove, 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.

$437,100
Median Home Value
$1,734
Median Rent
$101,776
Median Income
Statistic Elk Grove California United States
Median Home Value $437,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,734 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $101,776 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.3x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Elk Grove Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Elk Grove Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Elk Grove Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Elk Grove Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Elk Grove SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Elk Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Elk Grove
Rancho Cordova, CA 74,394 117 0.9x
Florin, CA 48,839 109 0.8x
Vineyard, CA 39,800 134 1.0x
Foothill Farms, CA 35,711 111 0.8x
Fair Oaks, CA 30,882 134 1.0x
Rosemont, CA 23,755 117 0.9x
Parkway, CA 16,282 110 0.8x
Rio Linda, CA 16,115 113 0.8x
Lemon Hill, CA 15,104 101 0.8x
La Riviera, CA 11,570 120 0.9x

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