Pleasanton, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
203
Pleasanton's Overall Cost Of Living
2.0x
Higher Than The National Average
576 out of 635
In California
6,317 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 Pleasanton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pleasanton, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pleasanton has an overall cost of living index of 203 which is 2.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Pleasanton has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Pleasanton ranks as #6,323 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Pleasanton ranks as the #95 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Pleasanton Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Pleasanton California National Average
Overall 203 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 131 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 377 198 100
Transportation 142 134 100
Utilities 136 126 100
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Pleasanton Cost of Living Vs. CA

Pleasanton, 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.

$1,056,100
Median Home Value
$2,570
Median Rent
$160,689
Median Income
Statistic Pleasanton California United States
Median Home Value $1,056,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $2,570 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $160,689 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.6x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Pleasanton Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasanton Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasanton Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Pleasanton Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Pleasanton SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pleasanton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pleasanton
Livermore, CA 91,763 171 0.8x
San Ramon, CA 81,344 201 1.0x
Milpitas, CA 75,182 181 0.9x
Castro Valley, CA 64,392 171 0.8x
Dublin, CA 63,856 190 0.9x
Danville, CA 44,933 218 1.1x
Menlo Park, CA 35,211 289 1.4x
San Lorenzo, CA 30,117 151 0.7x
Fairview, CA 10,834 164 0.8x
Blackhawk, CA 10,590 237 1.2x

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