Pleasant Hill, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
173
Pleasant Hill's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
516 out of 634
In California
6,149 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 Pleasant Hill is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pleasant Hill, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pleasant Hill has an overall cost of living index of 173 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Pleasant Hill has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Pleasant Hill ranks as #6,155 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Pleasant Hill ranks as the #251 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Pleasant Hill Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Pleasant Hill California National Average
Overall 173 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 276 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Pleasant Hill Cost of Living Vs. CA

Pleasant Hill, 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.

$716,300
Median Home Value
$2,014
Median Rent
$118,947
Median Income
Statistic Pleasant Hill California United States
Median Home Value $716,300 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $2,014 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $118,947 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.0x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Pleasant Hill Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasant Hill Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasant Hill Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasant Hill Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Pleasant Hill SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pleasant Hill

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pleasant Hill
Concord, CA 129,183 151 0.9x
Mountain View, CA 81,656 219 1.3x
San Ramon, CA 75,648 201 1.2x
Walnut Creek, CA 69,567 180 1.0x
Dublin, CA 61,240 189 1.1x
Danville, CA 44,605 217 1.3x
Martinez, CA 38,290 157 0.9x
Lafayette, CA 26,305 235 1.4x
Hercules, CA 25,616 154 0.9x
San Lorenzo, CA 25,569 152 0.9x

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