Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
207
Lucas Valley-Marinwood's Overall Cost Of Living
2.1x
Higher Than The National Average
583 out of 634
In California
6,318 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 Lucas Valley-Marinwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lucas Valley-Marinwood has an overall cost of living index of 207 which is 2.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Lucas Valley-Marinwood has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Lucas Valley-Marinwood ranks as #6,325 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Lucas Valley-Marinwood ranks as the #82 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Lucas Valley-Marinwood Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Lucas Valley-Marinwood California National Average
Overall 207 140 100
Services 137 111 100
Groceries 127 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 378 196 100
Transportation 141 128 100
Utilities 122 118 100
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Lucas Valley-Marinwood Cost of Living Vs. CA

Lucas Valley-Marinwood, 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.

$976,900
Median Home Value
$2,615
Median Rent
$137,931
Median Income
Statistic Lucas Valley-Marinwood California United States
Median Home Value $976,900 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $2,615 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $137,931 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 7.1x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Lucas Valley-Marinwood Services Costs Vs. California

Item Lucas Valley-Marinwood California
Shampoo $1.37 $1.01
Movie $15.04 $10.72
Bowling $21.14 $13.86

Detailed Lucas Valley-Marinwood Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Lucas Valley-Marinwood California
Ground Beef $3.47 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.39 $1.4
Milk $2.34 $1.96

Detailed Lucas Valley-Marinwood Health Costs Vs. California

Item Lucas Valley-Marinwood California
Haircut $23.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $84.88 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.92 $2.32

Detailed Lucas Valley-Marinwood Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Lucas Valley-Marinwood California
Potatoes $2.57 $3.18
Pizza $13.99 $10.39
Beer $10.39 $9.23
Optometrist $143.14 $106.34
Doctor $154.0 $115.25
Dentist $138.14 $98.38

Detailed Lucas Valley-Marinwood Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Lucas Valley-Marinwood California
Gasoline $3.82 $2.59
Tire Balancing $65.75 $48.9
All Electricity $224.45 $167.6
Phone $195.57 $163.42

Lucas Valley-Marinwood SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lucas Valley-Marinwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lucas Valley-Marinwood
Petaluma, CA 60,767 164 0.8x
San Rafael, CA 58,775 195 0.9x
Novato, CA 55,642 181 0.9x
Hercules, CA 25,616 154 0.7x
American Canyon, CA 20,261 148 0.7x
Mill Valley, CA 14,330 248 1.2x
San Anselmo, CA 12,525 213 1.0x
Larkspur, CA 12,319 238 1.1x
Corte Madera, CA 9,838 233 1.1x
Fairfax, CA 7,578 193 0.9x

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