Thousand Oaks, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
170
Thousand Oaks's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
505 out of 634
In California
6,119 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 Thousand Oaks is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Thousand Oaks, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Thousand Oaks has an overall cost of living index of 170 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Thousand Oaks ranks as #6,124 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Thousand Oaks ranks as the #283 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Thousand Oaks Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Thousand Oaks California National Average
Overall 170 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 301 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100
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Thousand Oaks Cost of Living Vs. CA

Thousand Oaks, 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.

$726,100
Median Home Value
$2,101
Median Rent
$109,378
Median Income
Statistic Thousand Oaks California United States
Median Home Value $726,100 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $2,101 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $109,378 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.6x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Thousand Oaks Services Costs Vs. California

Item Thousand Oaks California
Shampoo $1.32 $1.01
Movie $16.1 $10.72
Bowling $20.33 $13.86

Detailed Thousand Oaks Groceries Costs Vs. California

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

Detailed Thousand Oaks Health Costs Vs. California

Item Thousand Oaks California
Haircut $22.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $68.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.32

Detailed Thousand Oaks Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks Utilities Costs Vs. California

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

Thousand Oaks SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Thousand Oaks

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Thousand Oaks
Oxnard, CA 208,154 134 0.8x
Simi Valley, CA 125,842 150 0.9x
Camarillo, CA 68,122 152 0.9x
Moorpark, CA 36,372 161 0.9x
Calabasas, CA 23,988 206 1.2x
Port Hueneme, CA 22,156 130 0.8x
Agoura Hills, CA 20,533 178 1.0x
Fillmore, CA 15,664 127 0.7x
Oak Park, CA 13,853 178 1.0x
El Rio, CA 6,297 129 0.8x

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