According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Monrovia Island has an overall cost of living index of 132 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, South Monrovia Island has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in South Monrovia Island ranks as #5,342 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies South Monrovia Island ranks as the #1,064 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||South Monrovia Island||California||National Average|
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.
|Statistic||South Monrovia Island||California||United States|
|Median Home Value||$465,000||$505,000||$217,500|
|Home Value To Income||7.3x||6.7x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.28x||0.24x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. South Monrovia Island||El Monte, CA||115,517||133||1.0x||Baldwin Park, CA||75,892||130||1.0x||Arcadia, CA||58,152||198||1.5x||Placentia, CA||51,818||156||1.2x||La Mirada, CA||48,764||144||1.1x||Monrovia, CA||36,816||158||1.2x||La Verne, CA||32,211||148||1.1x||Walnut, CA||29,903||174||1.3x||West Puente Valley, CA||23,382||131||1.0x||Duarte, CA||21,559||137||1.0x|