La Mirada, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
147
La Mirada's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
400 out of 635
In California
5,771 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 La Mirada is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in La Mirada, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, La Mirada has an overall cost of living index of 147 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, La Mirada has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in La Mirada ranks as #5,774 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies La Mirada ranks as the #645 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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La Mirada Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense La Mirada California National Average
Overall 147 140 100
Services 115 112 100
Groceries 115 113 100
Health 104 115 100
Housing 221 198 100
Transportation 135 134 100
Utilities 91 126 100
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La Mirada Cost of Living Vs. CA

La Mirada, 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.

$606,200
Median Home Value
$1,555
Median Rent
$92,493
Median Income
Statistic La Mirada California United States
Median Home Value $606,200 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,555 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $92,493 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.6x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed La Mirada Services Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $14.48 $10.68
Bowling $24.56 $14.67

Detailed La Mirada Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed La Mirada Health Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Haircut $22.6 $18.62
Beauty Salon $66.25 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.48 $2.34

Detailed La Mirada Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $106.53 $108.57
Doctor $100.28 $116.17
Dentist $114.52 $99.13

Detailed La Mirada Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Gasoline $3.32 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.6 $50.07
All Electricity $138.7 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

La Mirada SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around La Mirada

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. La Mirada
Norwalk, CA 104,524 130 0.9x
Whittier, CA 84,821 142 1.0x
Buena Park, CA 82,228 143 1.0x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 1.0x
Yorba Linda, CA 68,103 181 1.2x
La Habra, CA 62,787 143 1.0x
South Whittier, CA 58,616 135 0.9x
Cerritos, CA 49,388 169 1.1x
Cypress, CA 49,137 154 1.0x
North Tustin, CA 25,147 191 1.3x

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