Cherryland 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.
Cost of living index129135100
Goods & Services index115107100
Groceries index124117100
Health care index119109100
Housing index154189100
Transportation index131125100
Utilities index108116100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Cherryland, CA cost of living index. Compared to other cities in California and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Cherryland, CA is 129, which is 5% lower than the California average and 29% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Cherryland, CA are 8% higher than the average for California and 15% higher than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Cherryland is 5% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Cherryland is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cherryland is 54% 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

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The affordability of the housing market in Cherryland, CA as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Cherryland, CA homeowners, the median income is $66,546. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,553 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $38,615. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $901 used for their rent related monthly costs.

California Sales Tax

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California Income Tax

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The California sales tax and California income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Cherryland, CA. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The California sales tax is 7.5% and the maximum surtax is 10%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The California income tax rates range from 1% to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.44$14.5926.4%
Beauty Salon $59.40$34.6871.3%
Toothpaste $3.14$2.4727.0%
Shampoo $1.09$1.026.7%
Movie $11.00$9.8711.5%
Bowling $6.63$4.3951.0%


ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.97$4.4811.3%
Fried Chicken $2.07$1.4641.4%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $3.69$3.0620.5%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $9.93$8.6315.0%

Health Care

ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.44$99.7820.7%
Doctor $127.57$105.0321.5%
Dentist $122.43$88.7038.0%
Ibuprofen $11.97$9.4127.2%
Lipitor $254.50$298.5014.7%


ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $287,300.00$175,700.0063.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,294.70$1,081.03204.8%
Apartment Rent $1,218.00$920.0032.4%


ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.80$2.0933.8%
Tire Balancing $55.37$45.2922.3%


ItemCherrylandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$213.39$170.8024.9%
Phone $24.12$28.2614.6%
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.
Ashland, CA23,36012828%
Hayward, CA149,59613636%
Emeryville, CA10,49713636%
San Lorenzo, CA24,56313939%
San Leandro, CA87,15914040%
Cherryland, CA15,24412929%

Cities with similar population

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Blytheville, AR15,25179-21%
Estelle, LA15,23692-8%
Payson, AZ15,23498-2%
West Lealman, FL15,25786-14%
North New Hyde Park, NY15,23017878%
Cherryland, CA15,24412929%
Source: The Cherryland, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.