Moraga, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
217
Moraga's Overall Cost Of Living
2.2x
Higher Than The National Average
590 out of 635
In California
6,348 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 Moraga is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Moraga, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Moraga has an overall cost of living index of 217 which is 2.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Moraga has a cost of living index that's 1.6x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Moraga ranks as #6,354 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Moraga ranks as the #65 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Moraga Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Moraga California National Average
Overall 217 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 123 115 100
Housing 430 198 100
Transportation 146 134 100
Utilities 138 126 100
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Moraga Cost of Living Vs. CA

Moraga, 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.

$1,171,500
Median Home Value
$2,311
Median Rent
$152,788
Median Income
Statistic Moraga California United States
Median Home Value $1,171,500 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,311 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $152,788 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.7x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Moraga Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Moraga Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Moraga Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Moraga Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Moraga 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 Moraga Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Moraga SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Moraga

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Moraga
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 0.9x
Mountain View, CA 80,104 220 1.0x
Pleasanton, CA 79,975 203 0.9x
Walnut Creek, CA 69,836 180 0.8x
South San Francisco, CA 66,878 182 0.8x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 0.9x
San Lorenzo, CA 30,117 151 0.7x
Lafayette, CA 25,949 236 1.1x
Orinda, CA 19,461 240 1.1x
Alamo, CA 13,864 278 1.3x

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