Martinez, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
157
Martinez's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
449 out of 634
In California
5,954 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 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 #5,958 most affordable out of the 6,522 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.

$596,400
Median Home Value
$1,728
Median Rent
$107,328
Median Income
Statistic Martinez California United States
Median Home Value $596,400 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,728 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $107,328 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.6x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Martinez Services Costs Vs. California

Item Martinez California
Shampoo $1.33 $1.01
Movie $12.11 $10.72
Bowling $19.83 $13.86

Detailed Martinez Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Martinez California
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.35 $1.4
Milk $2.39 $1.96

Detailed Martinez Health Costs Vs. California

Item Martinez California
Haircut $19.71 $17.49
Beauty Salon $67.86 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Martinez Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Martinez California
Potatoes $2.66 $3.18
Pizza $13.7 $10.39
Beer $10.49 $9.23
Optometrist $136.71 $106.34
Doctor $150.71 $115.25
Dentist $139.14 $98.38

Detailed Martinez Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Martinez California
Gasoline $3.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $228.47 $167.6
Phone $184.65 $163.42

Martinez SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Martinez

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Martinez
Mountain View, CA 81,656 219 1.4x
San Ramon, CA 75,648 201 1.3x
Danville, CA 44,605 217 1.4x
Pleasant Hill, CA 34,840 173 1.1x
Benicia, CA 28,192 158 1.0x
Lafayette, CA 26,305 235 1.5x
Hercules, CA 25,616 154 1.0x
American Canyon, CA 20,261 148 0.9x
Orinda, CA 19,646 240 1.5x
Piedmont, CA 11,317 294 1.9x

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