Fremont, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
187
Fremont's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
550 out of 635
In California
6,256 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 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 187 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 #6,262 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Fremont ranks as the #157 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Fremont Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Fremont California National Average
Overall 187 140 100
Services 119 112 100
Groceries 131 113 100
Health 125 115 100
Housing 326 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 135 126 100
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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.

$999,500
Median Home Value
$2,453
Median Rent
$142,374
Median Income
Statistic Fremont California United States
Median Home Value $999,500 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,453 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $142,374 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.0x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Fremont Services Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.06
Movie $13.23 $10.68
Bowling $19.56 $14.67

Detailed Fremont Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Ground Beef $3.73 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.39
Milk $2.87 $2.05

Detailed Fremont Health Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Haircut $19.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $67.86 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.07 $2.34

Detailed Fremont Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $12.66 $10.62
Beer $10.57 $9.38
Optometrist $136.92 $108.57
Doctor $146.83 $116.17
Dentist $133.38 $99.13

Detailed Fremont Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Fremont California
Gasoline $3.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.03 $50.07
All Electricity $269.4 $167.67
Phone $187.26 $175.64

Fremont SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fremont

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fremont
Sunnyvale, CA 152,569 204 1.1x
Santa Clara, CA 126,723 192 1.0x
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 1.1x
Mountain View, CA 80,104 220 1.2x
Pleasanton, CA 79,975 203 1.1x
Milpitas, CA 75,182 181 1.0x
Cupertino, CA 59,799 252 1.3x
Newark, CA 48,148 168 0.9x
Los Altos, CA 30,878 340 1.8x
San Lorenzo, CA 30,117 151 0.8x

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