Elk Grove, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
130
Elk Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
283 out of 634
In California
5,257 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 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 130 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 #5,261 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Elk Grove ranks as the #1,146 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 130 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 167 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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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.

$406,300
Median Home Value
$1,695
Median Rent
$93,780
Median Income
Statistic Elk Grove California United States
Median Home Value $406,300 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,695 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $93,780 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.3x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Elk Grove Services Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove California
Shampoo $1.48 $1.01
Movie $12.78 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Elk Grove Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove California
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.47 $1.4
Milk $2.57 $1.96

Detailed Elk Grove Health Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove California
Haircut $26.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.94 $2.32

Detailed Elk Grove Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove California
Potatoes $2.96 $3.18
Pizza $15.19 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $131.29 $106.34
Doctor $155.0 $115.25
Dentist $107.22 $98.38

Detailed Elk Grove Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Elk Grove California
Gasoline $3.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.1 $48.9
All Electricity $171.58 $167.6
Phone $183.9 $163.42

Elk Grove SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
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 73,147 114 0.9x
Florin, CA 47,555 108 0.8x
Foothill Farms, CA 35,881 109 0.8x
Fair Oaks, CA 31,032 134 1.0x
Vineyard, CA 28,386 130 1.0x
Rosemont, CA 23,602 114 0.9x
Rio Linda, CA 16,359 113 0.9x
Parkway, CA 15,818 107 0.8x
Lemon Hill, CA 14,733 101 0.8x
La Riviera, CA 10,840 116 0.9x

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