According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Laguna Hills has an overall cost of living index of 167 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, Laguna Hills has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in Laguna Hills ranks as #6,097 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Laguna Hills ranks as the #310 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Laguna Hills||California||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Laguna Hills|
|Mission Viejo, CA||95,516||166||1.0x|
|Lake Forest, CA||83,974||157||0.9x|
|Laguna Niguel, CA||65,808||177||1.1x|
|Fountain Valley, CA||56,026||166||1.0x|
|Aliso Viejo, CA||50,663||157||0.9x|
|Rancho Santa Margarita, CA||48,503||160||1.0x|
|Ladera Ranch, CA||27,277||184||1.1x|
|North Tustin, CA||24,705||189||1.1x|