Santa Clarita, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
143
Santa Clarita's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
388 out of 634
In California
5,668 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 Santa Clarita is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Santa Clarita, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Santa Clarita has an overall cost of living index of 143 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Santa Clarita has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Santa Clarita ranks as #5,672 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Santa Clarita ranks as the #734 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Santa Clarita Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Santa Clarita California National Average
Overall 143 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 210 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100
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Santa Clarita Cost of Living Vs. CA

Santa Clarita, 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.

$537,000
Median Home Value
$1,895
Median Rent
$99,666
Median Income
Statistic Santa Clarita California United States
Median Home Value $537,000 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,895 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $99,666 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.4x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Santa Clarita Services Costs Vs. California

Item Santa Clarita California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $16.1 $10.72
Bowling $20.33 $13.86

Detailed Santa Clarita Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Santa Clarita California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed Santa Clarita Health Costs Vs. California

Item Santa Clarita California
Haircut $22.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $68.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Santa Clarita Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Santa Clarita California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $126.4 $106.34
Doctor $126.0 $115.25
Dentist $109.4 $98.38

Detailed Santa Clarita Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Santa Clarita California
Gasoline $3.7 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.2 $48.9
All Electricity $184.11 $167.6
Phone $186.9 $163.42

Santa Clarita SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Santa Clarita

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Santa Clarita
Simi Valley, CA 125,842 150 1.0x
San Fernando, CA 24,535 130 0.9x
La Crescenta-Montrose, CA 19,689 172 1.2x
Castaic, CA 19,400 142 1.0x
Stevenson Ranch, CA 19,179 168 1.2x
Acton, CA 7,232 148 1.0x
Burbank, CA 5,022 163 1.1x

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