Orinda, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
240
Orinda's Overall Cost Of Living
2.4x
Higher Than The National Average
608 out of 635
In California
6,380 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 Orinda is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Orinda, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orinda has an overall cost of living index of 240 which is 2.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Orinda has a cost of living index that's 1.7x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Orinda ranks as #6,386 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Orinda ranks as the #33 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Orinda Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Orinda California National Average
Overall 240 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 133 113 100
Health 125 115 100
Housing 500 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 137 126 100
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Orinda Cost of Living Vs. CA

Orinda, 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.

$1,515,500
Median Home Value
$2,371
Median Rent
$231,230
Median Income
Statistic Orinda California United States
Median Home Value $1,515,500 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,371 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $231,230 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.6x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Orinda Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Orinda Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Orinda Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Orinda Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Orinda 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 Orinda Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Orinda SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orinda

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orinda
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 0.8x
Mountain View, CA 80,104 220 0.9x
South San Francisco, CA 66,878 182 0.8x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 0.8x
Danville, CA 44,933 218 0.9x
San Lorenzo, CA 30,117 151 0.6x
Lafayette, CA 25,949 236 1.0x
Moraga, CA 16,896 217 0.9x
Piedmont, CA 11,454 291 1.2x
Fairview, CA 10,834 164 0.7x

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