According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tamalpais-Homestead Valley has an overall cost of living index of 234 which is 2.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, Tamalpais-Homestead Valley has a cost of living index that's 1.7x higher than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in Tamalpais-Homestead Valley ranks as #6,377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Tamalpais-Homestead Valley ranks as the #42 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Tamalpais-Homestead Valley||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||Tamalpais-Homestead Valley||California||United States|
|Median Home Value||$1,338,200||$538,500||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||7.1x||6.8x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.17x||0.24x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Tamalpais-Homestead Valley|
|South San Francisco, CA||66,878||182||0.8x|
|San Bruno, CA||44,663||184||0.8x|
|Mill Valley, CA||14,456||246||1.1x|
|San Anselmo, CA||12,623||213||0.9x|
|Corte Madera, CA||9,793||233||1.0x|