Signal Hill, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
142
Signal Hill's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
370 out of 635
In California
5,646 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 Signal Hill is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

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

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Signal Hill has an overall cost of living index of 142 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Signal Hill ranks as #5,649 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Signal Hill ranks as the #770 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Signal Hill Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Signal Hill California National Average
Overall 142 140 100
Services 112 112 100
Groceries 115 113 100
Health 104 115 100
Housing 208 198 100
Transportation 134 134 100
Utilities 91 126 100
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Signal Hill Cost of Living Vs. CA

Signal 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.

$528,300
Median Home Value
$1,600
Median Rent
$86,140
Median Income
Statistic Signal Hill California United States
Median Home Value $528,300 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,600 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $86,140 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.1x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Signal Hill Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Signal Hill Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Signal Hill Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Signal Hill Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Signal Hill 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 Signal Hill Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Signal Hill SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Signal Hill

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Signal Hill
Long Beach, CA 462,081 143 1.0x
Orange, CA 139,322 158 1.1x
Carson, CA 91,354 135 1.0x
Lakewood, CA 79,676 143 1.0x
Bellflower, CA 76,339 133 0.9x
Fountain Valley, CA 56,118 165 1.2x
Paramount, CA 53,949 126 0.9x
Placentia, CA 52,049 156 1.1x
Cypress, CA 49,137 154 1.1x
La Mirada, CA 48,260 147 1.0x

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