Lemon Grove, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
133
Lemon Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
297 out of 635
In California
5,359 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 Lemon Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lemon Grove, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lemon Grove has an overall cost of living index of 133 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lemon Grove ranks as #5,362 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Lemon Grove ranks as the #1,057 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Lemon Grove Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Lemon Grove California National Average
Overall 133 140 100
Services 109 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 108 115 100
Housing 167 198 100
Transportation 135 134 100
Utilities 127 126 100
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Lemon Grove Cost of Living Vs. CA

Lemon Grove, 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.

$456,400
Median Home Value
$1,389
Median Rent
$66,953
Median Income
Statistic Lemon Grove California United States
Median Home Value $456,400 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,389 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $66,953 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.8x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Lemon Grove Services Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Shampoo $1.2 $1.06
Movie $14.42 $10.68
Bowling $22.0 $14.67

Detailed Lemon Grove Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Lemon Grove Health Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Haircut $22.68 $18.62
Beauty Salon $64.57 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.48 $2.34

Detailed Lemon Grove Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.43 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $117.65 $108.57
Doctor $125.0 $116.17
Dentist $107.18 $99.13

Detailed Lemon Grove Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.47 $50.07
All Electricity $247.56 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Lemon Grove SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lemon Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lemon Grove
San Diego, CA 1,414,545 150 1.1x
Chula Vista, CA 268,779 141 1.1x
El Cajon, CA 103,249 134 1.0x
La Mesa, CA 60,208 144 1.1x
Santee, CA 57,407 136 1.0x
Poway, CA 49,780 160 1.2x
La Presa, CA 37,410 128 1.0x
Coronado, CA 24,526 253 1.9x
Winter Gardens, CA 22,785 132 1.0x
Rancho San Diego, CA 21,476 158 1.2x

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