La Mirada, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
144
La Mirada's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
394 out of 634
In California
5,694 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 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 144 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in La Mirada ranks as #5,698 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies La Mirada ranks as the #709 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 144 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 222 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100
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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.

$569,500
Median Home Value
$1,675
Median Rent
$95,685
Median Income
Statistic La Mirada California United States
Median Home Value $569,500 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,675 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $95,685 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.0x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed La Mirada Services Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $14.42 $10.72
Bowling $23.33 $13.86

Detailed La Mirada Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed La Mirada Health Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada California
Haircut $21.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $65.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.32

Detailed La Mirada Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item La Mirada 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 La Mirada Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

La Mirada SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around La Mirada

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. La Mirada
Norwalk, CA 105,304 131 0.9x
Whittier, CA 86,090 141 1.0x
Buena Park, CA 82,489 142 1.0x
Lakewood, CA 80,292 143 1.0x
Yorba Linda, CA 67,725 177 1.2x
La Habra, CA 60,594 140 1.0x
South Whittier, CA 60,357 134 0.9x
Cerritos, CA 50,143 169 1.2x
Cypress, CA 48,893 155 1.1x
North Tustin, CA 24,705 189 1.3x

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