La Puente, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
130
La Puente's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
272 out of 635
In California
5,259 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 Puente is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

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

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, La Puente has an overall cost of living index of 130 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, La Puente has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in La Puente ranks as #5,261 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies La Puente ranks as the #1,158 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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La Puente Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense La Puente California National Average
Overall 130 140 100
Services 112 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 103 115 100
Housing 166 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 89 126 100
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La Puente Cost of Living Vs. CA

La Puente, 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.

$446,800
Median Home Value
$1,429
Median Rent
$66,132
Median Income
Statistic La Puente California United States
Median Home Value $446,800 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,429 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $66,132 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.8x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed La Puente Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed La Puente Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed La Puente Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed La Puente Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item La Puente 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 Puente Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

La Puente SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around La Puente

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. La Puente
West Covina, CA 105,808 143 1.1x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 1.1x
Baldwin Park, CA 75,659 134 1.0x
Hacienda Heights, CA 55,386 156 1.2x
Cypress, CA 49,137 154 1.2x
La Mirada, CA 48,260 147 1.1x
La Verne, CA 32,346 150 1.2x
West Puente Valley, CA 23,555 133 1.0x
Valinda, CA 22,665 132 1.0x
South San Jose Hills, CA 19,104 127 1.0x

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