Temecula, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
134
Temecula's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
322 out of 634
In California
5,406 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Temecula is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Temecula, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Temecula has an overall cost of living index of 134 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Temecula has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Temecula ranks as #5,410 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Temecula ranks as the #996 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Temecula Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Temecula California National Average
Overall 134 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 188 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100
For more reading on cost of living around California, check out:
Temecula Cost of Living Vs. CA

Temecula, 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.

$444,800
Median Home Value
$1,856
Median Rent
$96,183
Median Income
Statistic Temecula California United States
Median Home Value $444,800 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,856 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $96,183 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.6x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Temecula Services Costs Vs. California

Item Temecula California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $14.42 $10.72
Bowling $23.33 $13.86

Detailed Temecula Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Temecula California
Ground Beef $3.32 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed Temecula Health Costs Vs. California

Item Temecula California
Haircut $21.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $65.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.32

Detailed Temecula Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Temecula California
Potatoes $3.09 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $96.75 $106.34
Doctor $123.33 $115.25
Dentist $112.4 $98.38

Detailed Temecula Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Temecula California
Gasoline $3.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.0 $48.9
All Electricity $142.3 $167.6
Phone $173.4 $163.42

Temecula SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Temecula

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Temecula
Murrieta, CA 112,941 131 1.0x
Lakeland, FL 107,922 89 0.7x
Menifee, CA 90,349 118 0.9x
Lake Elsinore, CA 65,817 119 0.9x
Wildomar, CA 36,445 121 0.9x
French Valley, CA 36,126 134 1.0x
Fallbrook, CA 31,701 139 1.0x
East Hemet, CA 20,211 107 0.8x
Canyon Lake, CA 11,170 137 1.0x
Valley Center, CA 11,077 146 1.1x

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