Live Oak, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
170
Live Oak's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
505 out of 635
In California
6,123 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 Live Oak is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Live Oak, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Live Oak has an overall cost of living index of 170 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Live Oak has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Live Oak ranks as #6,127 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Live Oak ranks as the #292 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Live Oak Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Live Oak California National Average
Overall 170 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 135 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 268 198 100
Transportation 144 134 100
Utilities 135 126 100
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Live Oak Cost of Living Vs. CA

Live Oak, 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.

$785,000
Median Home Value
$1,985
Median Rent
$91,932
Median Income
Statistic Live Oak California United States
Median Home Value $785,000 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,985 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $91,932 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 8.5x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Live Oak Services Costs Vs. California

Item Live Oak California
Shampoo $1.39 $1.06
Movie $13.23 $10.68
Bowling $19.56 $14.67

Detailed Live Oak Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Live Oak California
Ground Beef $3.73 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.39
Milk $2.87 $2.05

Detailed Live Oak Health Costs Vs. California

Item Live Oak California
Haircut $19.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $67.86 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.07 $2.34

Detailed Live Oak Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Live Oak California
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $12.66 $10.62
Beer $10.57 $9.38
Optometrist $136.92 $108.57
Doctor $146.83 $116.17
Dentist $133.38 $99.13

Detailed Live Oak Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Live Oak California
Gasoline $3.38 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.03 $50.07
All Electricity $269.4 $167.67
Phone $187.26 $175.64

Live Oak SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Live Oak

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Live Oak
Santa Cruz, CA 65,011 186 1.1x
Watsonville, CA 52,398 126 0.7x
Los Gatos, CA 31,943 257 1.5x
Saratoga, CA 31,084 310 1.8x
Scotts Valley, CA 12,055 185 1.1x
Soquel, CA 10,721 166 1.0x
Capitola, CA 10,090 168 1.0x
Rio del Mar, CA 9,713 196 1.2x
Interlaken, CA 7,596 130 0.8x
Castroville, CA 6,332 110 0.6x

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