Gold River, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
143
Gold River's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
388 out of 634
In California
5,668 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 Gold River is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gold River, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gold River has an overall cost of living index of 143 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Gold River ranks as #5,672 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Gold River ranks as the #734 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Gold River Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Gold River California National Average
Overall 143 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 211 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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Gold River Cost of Living Vs. CA

Gold River, 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.

$499,300
Median Home Value
$1,874
Median Rent
$119,038
Median Income
Statistic Gold River California United States
Median Home Value $499,300 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,874 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $119,038 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Gold River Services Costs Vs. California

Item Gold River California
Shampoo $1.48 $1.01
Movie $12.78 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Gold River Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Gold River California
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.47 $1.4
Milk $2.57 $1.96

Detailed Gold River Health Costs Vs. California

Item Gold River California
Haircut $26.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.94 $2.32

Detailed Gold River Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Gold River California
Potatoes $2.96 $3.18
Pizza $15.19 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $131.29 $106.34
Doctor $155.0 $115.25
Dentist $107.22 $98.38

Detailed Gold River Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Gold River California
Gasoline $3.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.1 $48.9
All Electricity $171.58 $167.6
Phone $183.9 $163.42

Gold River SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gold River

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gold River
Arden-Arcade, CA 102,864 123 0.9x
Citrus Heights, CA 87,373 114 0.8x
Folsom, CA 78,159 143 1.0x
Rancho Cordova, CA 73,147 114 0.8x
Rocklin, CA 64,835 136 1.0x
Carmichael, CA 64,454 124 0.9x
Antelope, CA 48,398 121 0.8x
El Dorado Hills, CA 46,593 159 1.1x
Foothill Farms, CA 35,881 109 0.8x
Orangevale, CA 34,824 127 0.9x

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