Lemon Grove, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
131
Lemon Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
295 out of 634
In California
5,300 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 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 131 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 #5,304 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Lemon Grove ranks as the #1,102 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 131 140 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 110 113 100
Housing 169 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 119 118 100
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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.

$432,000
Median Home Value
$1,333
Median Rent
$63,548
Median Income
Statistic Lemon Grove California United States
Median Home Value $432,000 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,333 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $63,548 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.8x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Lemon Grove Services Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.01
Movie $14.12 $10.72
Bowling $20.67 $13.86

Detailed Lemon Grove Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed Lemon Grove Health Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Haircut $20.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $61.25 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Lemon Grove Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $114.5 $106.34
Doctor $131.25 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Lemon Grove Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Lemon Grove California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.0 $48.9
All Electricity $230.87 $167.6
Phone $173.4 $163.42

Lemon Grove SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lemon Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lemon Grove
San Diego, CA 1,409,573 149 1.1x
Chula Vista, CA 268,920 138 1.1x
El Cajon, CA 103,186 133 1.0x
La Mesa, CA 59,556 140 1.1x
Santee, CA 57,797 135 1.0x
Poway, CA 49,701 160 1.2x
La Presa, CA 38,227 128 1.0x
Coronado, CA 23,639 253 1.9x
Winter Gardens, CA 23,545 130 1.0x
Rancho San Diego, CA 21,799 154 1.2x

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