Hermosa Beach, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
232
Hermosa Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
2.3x
Higher Than The National Average
600 out of 635
In California
6,367 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 Hermosa Beach is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hermosa Beach, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hermosa Beach has an overall cost of living index of 232 which is 2.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Hermosa Beach has a cost of living index that's 1.7x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Hermosa Beach ranks as #6,373 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Hermosa Beach ranks as the #45 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Hermosa Beach Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Hermosa Beach California National Average
Overall 232 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 502 198 100
Transportation 133 134 100
Utilities 108 126 100
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Hermosa Beach Cost of Living Vs. CA

Hermosa Beach, 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.

$1,649,900
Median Home Value
$2,246
Median Rent
$142,500
Median Income
Statistic Hermosa Beach California United States
Median Home Value $1,649,900 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,246 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $142,500 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 11.6x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Hermosa Beach Services Costs Vs. California

Item Hermosa Beach California
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $16.3 $10.68
Bowling $21.33 $14.67

Detailed Hermosa Beach Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Hermosa Beach Health Costs Vs. California

Item Hermosa Beach California
Haircut $22.57 $18.62
Beauty Salon $76.5 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.34

Detailed Hermosa Beach Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Hermosa Beach California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $125.58 $108.57
Doctor $125.0 $116.17
Dentist $110.78 $99.13

Detailed Hermosa Beach Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Hermosa Beach California
Gasoline $3.31 $2.22
Tire Balancing $50.62 $50.07
All Electricity $185.68 $167.67
Phone $189.51 $175.64

Hermosa Beach SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hermosa Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hermosa Beach
Torrance, CA 144,430 171 0.7x
Hawthorne, CA 85,410 141 0.6x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 0.6x
Redondo Beach, CA 66,663 189 0.8x
Cerritos, CA 49,388 169 0.7x
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 41,635 217 0.9x
Manhattan Beach, CA 35,064 278 1.2x
Lawndale, CA 32,533 141 0.6x
West Carson, CA 22,697 141 0.6x
Lennox, CA 22,476 128 0.6x

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