Martinez, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
157
Martinez's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Martinez is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Martinez, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Martinez has an overall cost of living index of 157 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Martinez has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Martinez ranks as #5958 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Martinez ranks as the #449 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Martinez Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Martinez California National Average
Overall 157 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 224 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Martinez Cost of Living Vs. CA

Martinez, 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.

$557,700
Median Home Value
$1,678
Median Rent
$102,966
Median Income
Statistic Martinez California United States
Median Home Value $557,700 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,678 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $102,966 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.4x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Martinez SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Martinez

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Martinez
Mountain View, CA 80,993 219 1.4x
San Ramon, CA 75,384 201 1.3x
Danville, CA 44,417 217 1.4x
Pleasant Hill, CA 34,785 173 1.1x
Benicia, CA 28,088 158 1.0x
Lafayette, CA 26,060 235 1.5x
Hercules, CA 25,343 154 1.0x
American Canyon, CA 20,306 148 0.9x
Orinda, CA 19,431 240 1.5x
Piedmont, CA 11,308 294 1.9x

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