Fremont, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
188
Fremont's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
551 out of 634
In California
6,252 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 Fremont is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fremont, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fremont has an overall cost of living index of 188 which is 1.9x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Fremont has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Fremont ranks as #6,259 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Fremont ranks as the #147 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Fremont Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Fremont California National Average
Overall 188 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 325 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Fremont Cost of Living Vs. CA

Fremont, 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.

$931,600
Median Home Value
$2,345
Median Rent
$133,354
Median Income
Statistic Fremont California United States
Median Home Value $931,600 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $2,345 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $133,354 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 7.0x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Fremont Services Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Shampoo $1.33 $1.01
Movie $12.11 $10.72
Bowling $19.83 $13.86

Detailed Fremont Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.35 $1.4
Milk $2.39 $1.96

Detailed Fremont Health Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Haircut $19.71 $17.49
Beauty Salon $67.86 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Fremont Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Potatoes $2.66 $3.18
Pizza $13.7 $10.39
Beer $10.49 $9.23
Optometrist $136.71 $106.34
Doctor $150.71 $115.25
Dentist $139.14 $98.38

Detailed Fremont Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $228.47 $167.6
Phone $184.65 $163.42

Fremont SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fremont

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fremont
Sunnyvale, CA 152,770 206 1.1x
Santa Clara, CA 127,721 192 1.0x
Pleasanton, CA 81,717 203 1.1x
Mountain View, CA 81,656 219 1.2x
Milpitas, CA 79,517 181 1.0x
San Ramon, CA 75,648 201 1.1x
Cupertino, CA 60,257 253 1.3x
Newark, CA 47,171 169 0.9x
Los Altos, CA 30,504 342 1.8x
San Carlos, CA 30,154 237 1.3x

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