Amberton cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexAmbertonBakersfieldCalifornia
Cost of living index113110137
IndexAmbertonBakersfieldCalifornia
Goods & Services index100100109
Groceries index112112118
Health care index106106111
Housing index118106189
Transportation index126126130
Utilities index136136112

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  • The cost of living in Amberton is 17% lower than the Bakersfield average.
  • The cost of living in Amberton is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Amberton is 18% higher than the national average.
  • California general sales tax is 47% higher than the national average.
  • California state income tax is 55% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Household$99,976$8,331$2,333$3,000

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%

Goods & Services

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.45$15.567.2%
Beauty Salon $50.00$36.1138.5%
Toothpaste $3.53$2.4742.6%
Shampoo $1.28$0.9632.6%
Movie $8.67$10.1314.4%
Bowling $4.30$4.749.1%

Groceries

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.26$3.987.0%
Fried Chicken $1.38$1.412.2%
Milk $2.26$2.069.3%
Potatoes $3.81$2.9827.6%
Pizza $9.30$9.471.9%
Beer $8.37$8.794.8%

Health Care

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $97.83$101.043.2%
Doctor $116.54$107.448.5%
Dentist $97.28$90.427.6%
Ibuprofen $10.79$9.2816.3%
Lipitor $424.55$426.500.5%

Housing

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
Home Price $184,800.00$175,700.005.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,102.31$1,133.232.7%
Apartment Rent $985.00$920.007.1%

Transportation

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.75$1.9937.9%
Tire Balancing $46.10$45.760.7%

Utilities

ItemBakersfieldNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$261.78$163.8159.8%
Phone $30.00$28.395.7%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Weedpatch, CA2,17091-9%
Fuller Acres, CA92493-7%
Cherokee Strip, CA29594-6%
Mexican Colony, CA21695-5%
Lamont, CA16,35995-5%
Bakersfield, CA358,70011010%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Tampa, FL348,93497-3%
New Orleans, LA368,47199-1%
Honolulu, HI345,13018181%
Anaheim, CA342,97314141%
Arlington, TX375,30597-3%
Bakersfield, CA358,70011010%
Source: The Amberton, Bakersfield, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.