Encinitas, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
193
Encinitas's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
562 out of 635
In California
6,290 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 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 193 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 #6,296 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Encinitas ranks as the #122 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Encinitas Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Encinitas California National Average
Overall 193 140 100
Services 112 112 100
Groceries 116 113 100
Health 111 115 100
Housing 366 198 100
Transportation 136 134 100
Utilities 127 126 100
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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.

$992,100
Median Home Value
$2,124
Median Rent
$120,488
Median Income
Statistic Encinitas California United States
Median Home Value $992,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,124 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $120,488 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 8.2x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Encinitas Services Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Shampoo $1.2 $1.06
Movie $14.42 $10.68
Bowling $22.0 $14.67

Detailed Encinitas Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Encinitas Health Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Haircut $22.68 $18.62
Beauty Salon $64.57 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.48 $2.34

Detailed Encinitas Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.43 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $117.65 $108.57
Doctor $125.0 $116.17
Dentist $107.18 $99.13

Detailed Encinitas Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Encinitas California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.47 $50.07
All Electricity $247.56 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Encinitas SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Encinitas

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Encinitas
San Diego, CA 1,414,545 150 0.8x
Oceanside, CA 175,694 140 0.7x
Escondido, CA 150,396 136 0.7x
Carlsbad, CA 114,411 175 0.9x
Vista, CA 100,659 139 0.7x
San Marcos, CA 96,219 143 0.7x
Poway, CA 49,780 160 0.8x
Camp Pendleton South, CA 16,618 150 0.8x
Solana Beach, CA 13,301 217 1.1x
Valley Center, CA 11,320 147 0.8x

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