West Sacramento, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
121
West Sacramento's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
204 out of 635
In California
4,857 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 West Sacramento is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Sacramento, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Sacramento has an overall cost of living index of 121 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, West Sacramento has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in West Sacramento ranks as #4,859 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies West Sacramento ranks as the #1,560 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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West Sacramento Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense West Sacramento California National Average
Overall 121 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 110 113 100
Health 124 115 100
Housing 134 198 100
Transportation 132 134 100
Utilities 109 126 100
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West Sacramento Cost of Living Vs. CA

West Sacramento, 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.

$372,700
Median Home Value
$1,120
Median Rent
$73,979
Median Income
Statistic West Sacramento California United States
Median Home Value $372,700 $538,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,120 $1,586 $1,096
Median Income $73,979 $78,672 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.0x 6.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed West Sacramento Services Costs Vs. California

Item West Sacramento California
Shampoo $1.24 $1.06
Movie $13.93 $10.68
Bowling $20.08 $14.67

Detailed West Sacramento Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item West Sacramento California
Ground Beef $5.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.31 $1.39
Milk $2.66 $2.05

Detailed West Sacramento Health Costs Vs. California

Item West Sacramento California
Haircut $24.02 $18.62
Beauty Salon $62.28 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.79 $2.34

Detailed West Sacramento Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item West Sacramento California
Potatoes $3.2 $3.29
Pizza $17.03 $10.62
Beer $9.52 $9.38
Optometrist $148.5 $108.57
Doctor $194.75 $116.17
Dentist $94.8 $99.13

Detailed West Sacramento Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item West Sacramento California
Gasoline $3.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.87 $50.07
All Electricity $192.37 $167.67
Phone $186.51 $175.64

West Sacramento SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Sacramento

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Sacramento
Sacramento, CA 503,482 120 1.0x
Elk Grove, CA 173,370 133 1.1x
Arden-Arcade, CA 93,719 126 1.0x
Citrus Heights, CA 87,665 117 1.0x
Davis, CA 68,640 159 1.3x
Florin, CA 48,839 109 0.9x
Antelope, CA 48,468 125 1.0x
Vineyard, CA 39,800 134 1.1x
Orangevale, CA 35,030 131 1.1x
Fair Oaks, CA 30,882 134 1.1x

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