Milpitas, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
181
Milpitas's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
534 out of 635
In California
6,217 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 Milpitas is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Milpitas, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Milpitas has an overall cost of living index of 181 which is 1.8x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Milpitas has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Milpitas ranks as #6,223 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Milpitas ranks as the #196 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Milpitas Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Milpitas California National Average
Overall 181 140 100
Services 119 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 126 115 100
Housing 302 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 134 126 100
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Milpitas Cost of Living Vs. CA

Milpitas, 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.

$927,200
Median Home Value
$2,626
Median Rent
$137,000
Median Income
Statistic Milpitas California United States
Median Home Value $927,200 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,626 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $137,000 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.8x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Milpitas Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Milpitas Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Milpitas Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Milpitas Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Milpitas 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 Milpitas Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Milpitas SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Milpitas

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Milpitas
San Jose, CA 1,029,409 179 1.0x
Fremont, CA 234,829 187 1.0x
Sunnyvale, CA 152,569 204 1.1x
Santa Clara, CA 126,723 192 1.1x
Pleasanton, CA 79,975 203 1.1x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 1.0x
Cupertino, CA 59,799 252 1.4x
Newark, CA 48,148 168 0.9x
Menlo Park, CA 35,211 289 1.6x
Los Altos, CA 30,878 340 1.9x

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