Tehachapi, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
109
Tehachapi's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
107 out of 635
In California
4,038 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 Tehachapi is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tehachapi, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tehachapi has an overall cost of living index of 109 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Tehachapi has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Tehachapi ranks as #4,039 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Tehachapi ranks as the #2,380 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Tehachapi Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Tehachapi California National Average
Overall 109 140 100
Services 102 112 100
Groceries 100 113 100
Health 106 115 100
Housing 93 198 100
Transportation 131 134 100
Utilities 167 126 100
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Tehachapi Cost of Living Vs. CA

Tehachapi, 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.

$229,100
Median Home Value
$1,052
Median Rent
$47,039
Median Income
Statistic Tehachapi California United States
Median Home Value $229,100 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,052 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $47,039 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.9x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Tehachapi Services Costs Vs. California

Item Tehachapi California
Shampoo $1.16 $1.06
Movie $10.31 $10.68
Bowling $14.28 $14.67

Detailed Tehachapi Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Tehachapi California
Ground Beef $4.37 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.53 $1.39
Milk $2.37 $2.05

Detailed Tehachapi Health Costs Vs. California

Item Tehachapi California
Haircut $20.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $55.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.6 $2.34

Detailed Tehachapi Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Tehachapi California
Potatoes $3.31 $3.29
Pizza $8.97 $10.62
Beer $8.81 $9.38
Optometrist $91.67 $108.57
Doctor $131.39 $116.17
Dentist $117.39 $99.13

Detailed Tehachapi Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Tehachapi California
Gasoline $3.22 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.66 $50.07
All Electricity $370.41 $167.67
Phone $176.01 $175.64

Tehachapi SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tehachapi

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tehachapi
Bakersfield, CA 379,879 117 1.1x
Oildale, CA 35,520 103 0.9x
Arvin, CA 21,220 101 0.9x
Rosamond, CA 20,255 110 1.0x
Shafter, CA 19,743 106 1.0x
Rosedale, CA 19,003 133 1.2x
Castaic, CA 18,479 145 1.3x
Lamont, CA 14,724 99 0.9x
Quartz Hill, CA 10,405 113 1.0x
Golden Hills, CA 10,234 114 1.0x

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