Lawndale, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
141
Lawndale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
361 out of 635
In California
5,616 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 Lawndale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lawndale, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lawndale has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lawndale ranks as #5,619 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Lawndale ranks as the #800 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Lawndale Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Lawndale California National Average
Overall 141 140 100
Services 118 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 110 115 100
Housing 193 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 106 126 100
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Lawndale Cost of Living Vs. CA

Lawndale, 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.

$551,800
Median Home Value
$1,564
Median Rent
$65,923
Median Income
Statistic Lawndale California United States
Median Home Value $551,800 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,564 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $65,923 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 8.4x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Lawndale Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Lawndale Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Lawndale Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Lawndale Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Lawndale 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 Lawndale Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Lawndale SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lawndale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lawndale
Torrance, CA 144,430 171 1.2x
Hawthorne, CA 85,410 141 1.0x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 1.0x
Redondo Beach, CA 66,663 189 1.3x
Gardena, CA 59,401 137 1.0x
Cerritos, CA 49,388 169 1.2x
Cypress, CA 49,137 154 1.1x
La Mirada, CA 48,260 147 1.0x
Manhattan Beach, CA 35,064 278 2.0x
South Pasadena, CA 25,478 195 1.4x

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