Garden Grove, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
141
Garden Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
377 out of 634
In California
5,619 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 Garden Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Garden Grove, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Garden Grove has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Garden Grove has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Garden Grove ranks as #5,623 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Garden Grove ranks as the #784 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Garden Grove Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Garden Grove California National Average
Overall 141 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 212 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100
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Garden Grove Cost of Living Vs. CA

Garden 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.

$554,400
Median Home Value
$1,590
Median Rent
$69,278
Median Income
Statistic Garden Grove California United States
Median Home Value $554,400 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,590 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $69,278 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 8.0x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Garden Grove Services Costs Vs. California

Item Garden Grove California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $14.42 $10.72
Bowling $23.33 $13.86

Detailed Garden Grove Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Garden Grove Health Costs Vs. California

Item Garden Grove California
Haircut $21.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $65.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.32

Detailed Garden Grove Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Garden Grove California
Potatoes $3.09 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $96.75 $106.34
Doctor $123.33 $115.25
Dentist $112.4 $98.38

Detailed Garden Grove Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Garden Grove California
Gasoline $3.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.0 $48.9
All Electricity $142.3 $167.6
Phone $173.4 $163.42

Garden Grove SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Garden Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Garden Grove
Santa Ana, CA 332,794 134 1.0x
Huntington Beach, CA 200,259 169 1.2x
Orange, CA 139,887 157 1.1x
Westminster, CA 91,137 147 1.0x
Lake Forest, CA 83,974 157 1.1x
Buena Park, CA 82,489 142 1.0x
Lakewood, CA 80,292 143 1.0x
Yorba Linda, CA 67,725 177 1.3x
Fountain Valley, CA 56,026 166 1.2x
Aliso Viejo, CA 50,663 157 1.1x

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