Willows, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
108
Willows's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
112 out of 634
In California
3,964 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 Willows is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Willows, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Willows has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Willows has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Willows ranks as #3,965 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Willows ranks as the #2,441 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Willows Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Willows California National Average
Overall 108 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 96 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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Willows Cost of Living Vs. CA

Willows, 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.

$220,600
Median Home Value
$775
Median Rent
$43,220
Median Income
Statistic Willows California United States
Median Home Value $220,600 $505,000 $217,500
Median Rent $775 $1,503 $1,062
Median Income $43,220 $75,235 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.1x 6.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Willows Services Costs Vs. California

Item Willows California
Shampoo $1.48 $1.01
Movie $12.78 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Willows Groceries Costs Vs. California

Item Willows California
Ground Beef $4.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.47 $1.4
Milk $2.57 $1.96

Detailed Willows Health Costs Vs. California

Item Willows California
Haircut $26.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $55.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.94 $2.32

Detailed Willows Transportation Costs Vs. California

Item Willows California
Potatoes $2.96 $3.18
Pizza $15.19 $10.39
Beer $9.66 $9.23
Optometrist $131.29 $106.34
Doctor $155.0 $115.25
Dentist $107.22 $98.38

Detailed Willows Utilities Costs Vs. California

Item Willows California
Gasoline $3.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.1 $48.9
All Electricity $171.58 $167.6
Phone $183.9 $163.42

Willows SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Willows

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Willows
Chico, CA 94,529 119 1.1x
Paradise, CA 22,135 111 1.0x
Live Oak, CA 16,837 171 1.6x
Orland, CA 7,622 109 1.0x
Plumas Lake, CA 7,573 122 1.1x
Gridley, CA 6,744 105 1.0x
Colusa, CA 6,106 109 1.0x
Durham, CA 5,987 133 1.2x
Palermo, CA 5,395 108 1.0x
Williams, CA 5,228 107 1.0x

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