Livermore, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
171
Livermore's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
510 out of 635
In California
6,135 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 Livermore is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Livermore, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Livermore has an overall cost of living index of 171 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Livermore ranks as #6,140 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Livermore ranks as the #279 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Livermore Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Livermore California National Average
Overall 171 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 135 113 100
Health 126 115 100
Housing 280 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 134 126 100
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Livermore Cost of Living Vs. CA

Livermore, 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.

$806,100
Median Home Value
$2,164
Median Rent
$131,664
Median Income
Statistic Livermore California United States
Median Home Value $806,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,164 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $131,664 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.1x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Livermore Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Livermore Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Livermore Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Livermore Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Livermore 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 Livermore Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Livermore SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Livermore

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Livermore
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 1.2x
Pleasanton, CA 79,975 203 1.2x
Milpitas, CA 75,182 181 1.1x
Castro Valley, CA 64,392 171 1.0x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 1.1x
Newark, CA 48,148 168 1.0x
Danville, CA 44,933 218 1.3x
Mountain House, CA 21,387 154 0.9x
Clayton, CA 11,585 185 1.1x
Fairview, CA 10,834 164 1.0x

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