Temple City, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
164
Temple City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
481 out of 634
In California
6,049 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 Temple City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Temple City, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Temple City has an overall cost of living index of 164 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Temple City ranks as #6,054 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Temple City ranks as the #352 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Temple City Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Temple City California National Average
Overall 164 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 281 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100
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Temple City Cost of Living Vs. CA

Temple City, 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.

$715,300
Median Home Value
$1,636
Median Rent
$78,516
Median Income
Statistic Temple City California United States
Median Home Value $715,300 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,636 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $78,516 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 9.1x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Temple City Services Costs Vs. California

Item Temple City California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $16.1 $10.72
Bowling $20.33 $13.86

Detailed Temple City Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Temple City Health Costs Vs. California

Item Temple City California
Haircut $22.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $68.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Temple City Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Temple City California
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $126.4 $106.34
Doctor $126.0 $115.25
Dentist $109.4 $98.38

Detailed Temple City Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Temple City California
Gasoline $3.7 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.2 $48.9
All Electricity $184.11 $167.6
Phone $186.9 $163.42

Temple City SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
4

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