According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Thousand Oaks has an overall cost of living index of 173 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 #6,166 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Thousand Oaks ranks as the #253 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Thousand Oaks||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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Thousand Oaks|
|Simi Valley, CA||125,768||153||0.9x|
|Port Hueneme, CA||21,979||130||0.8x|
|Agoura Hills, CA||20,269||181||1.0x|
|Oak Park, CA||13,987||181||1.0x|
|El Rio, CA||6,506||132||0.8x|