Soquel, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
166
Soquel's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
488 out of 635
In California
6,083 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 Soquel is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Soquel, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Soquel has an overall cost of living index of 166 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Soquel ranks as #6,087 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Soquel ranks as the #332 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Soquel Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Soquel California National Average
Overall 166 140 100
Services 120 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 254 198 100
Transportation 145 134 100
Utilities 137 126 100
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Soquel Cost of Living Vs. CA

Soquel, 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.

$703,800
Median Home Value
$1,952
Median Rent
$96,434
Median Income
Statistic Soquel California United States
Median Home Value $703,800 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,952 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $96,434 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 7.3x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Soquel Services Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Soquel Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Soquel Health Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Soquel Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Soquel 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 Soquel Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Soquel SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Soquel

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Soquel
Santa Cruz, CA 65,011 186 1.1x
Morgan Hill, CA 44,789 166 1.0x
Campbell, CA 42,891 199 1.2x
Los Gatos, CA 31,943 257 1.5x
Saratoga, CA 31,084 310 1.9x
Live Oak, CA 16,508 170 1.0x
Scotts Valley, CA 12,055 185 1.1x
Capitola, CA 10,090 168 1.0x
Rio del Mar, CA 9,713 196 1.2x
Interlaken, CA 7,596 130 0.8x

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