Murrieta, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
130
Murrieta's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
272 out of 635
In California
5,259 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 Murrieta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Murrieta, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Murrieta has an overall cost of living index of 130 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Murrieta has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Murrieta ranks as #5,261 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Murrieta ranks as the #1,158 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Murrieta Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Murrieta California National Average
Overall 130 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 115 113 100
Health 104 115 100
Housing 179 198 100
Transportation 136 134 100
Utilities 91 126 100
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Murrieta Cost of Living Vs. CA

Murrieta, 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.

$435,700
Median Home Value
$1,859
Median Rent
$91,654
Median Income
Statistic Murrieta California United States
Median Home Value $435,700 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,859 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $91,654 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.8x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Murrieta Services Costs Vs. California

Item Murrieta California
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $14.48 $10.68
Bowling $24.56 $14.67

Detailed Murrieta Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Murrieta California
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Murrieta Health Costs Vs. California

Item Murrieta California
Haircut $22.6 $18.62
Beauty Salon $66.25 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.48 $2.34

Detailed Murrieta Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Murrieta California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $9.82 $9.38
Optometrist $106.53 $108.57
Doctor $100.28 $116.17
Dentist $114.52 $99.13

Detailed Murrieta Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Murrieta California
Gasoline $3.32 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.6 $50.07
All Electricity $138.7 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Murrieta SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Murrieta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Murrieta
Temecula, CA 113,117 135 1.0x
Lakeland, FL 110,335 90 0.7x
Menifee, CA 92,968 120 0.9x
Lake Elsinore, CA 64,201 119 0.9x
French Valley, CA 39,057 136 1.0x
Wildomar, CA 36,091 123 0.9x
Fallbrook, CA 32,359 139 1.1x
Mead Valley, CA 20,817 118 0.9x
East Hemet, CA 20,161 110 0.8x
Canyon Lake, CA 11,237 138 1.1x

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