Encinitas, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
190
Encinitas's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
557 out of 634
In California
6,267 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 Encinitas is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Encinitas, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Encinitas has an overall cost of living index of 190 which is 1.9x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Encinitas has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Encinitas ranks as #6,274 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Encinitas ranks as the #132 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Encinitas Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Encinitas California National Average
Overall 190 140 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 110 113 100
Housing 368 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 119 118 100
For more reading on cost of living around California, check out:
Encinitas Cost of Living Vs. CA

Encinitas, 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.

$947,700
Median Home Value
$1,980
Median Rent
$116,022
Median Income
Statistic Encinitas California United States
Median Home Value $947,700 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,980 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $116,022 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.2x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Encinitas Services Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.01
Movie $14.12 $10.72
Bowling $20.67 $13.86

Detailed Encinitas Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Encinitas Health Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Haircut $20.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $61.25 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Encinitas Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $114.5 $106.34
Doctor $131.25 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Encinitas Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.0 $48.9
All Electricity $230.87 $167.6
Phone $173.4 $163.42

Encinitas SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Encinitas

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Encinitas
San Diego, CA 1,409,573 149 0.8x
Oceanside, CA 175,622 137 0.7x
Escondido, CA 151,300 134 0.7x
Carlsbad, CA 114,253 174 0.9x
Vista, CA 100,686 137 0.7x
San Marcos, CA 95,355 141 0.7x
Poway, CA 49,701 160 0.8x
Solana Beach, CA 13,356 217 1.1x
Camp Pendleton South, CA 11,936 147 0.8x
Valley Center, CA 11,077 146 0.8x

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