East San Gabriel 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.
IndexEast San GabrielCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index165137100
IndexEast San GabrielCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index107109100
Groceries index112118100
Health care index110111100
Housing index288189100
Transportation index134130100
Utilities index107112100
A general overview of the cost of living index for East San Gabriel, CA is displayed above. In East San Gabriel, CA, the overall cost of living index is 165, which is 21% higher than the California average and 65% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of East San Gabriel, CA, the city's goods and services are 2% lower than the California average and 7% higher than the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in East San Gabriel is 21% higher than the California average.
  • The cost of living in East San Gabriel is 65% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in East San Gabriel is 188% 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)
Owners$102,448$8,537$2,390$3,074
Renters$44,325$3,694$1,034$1,330
The affordability of the housing market in East San Gabriel, 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 East San Gabriel, CA homeowners, the median income is $102,448. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $2,390 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $44,325. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $1,034 used for their rent related monthly costs.

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%
When assessing the complete cost of living in East San Gabriel, CA, the California income tax and the California sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The California maximum surtax is 10%, and the California sales tax is 7.5%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 1% to 12.3% in California.

Goods & Services

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.79$15.5620.7%
Beauty Salon $59.40$36.1164.5%
Toothpaste $2.83$2.4714.3%
Shampoo $1.20$0.9624.4%
Movie $14.81$10.1346.2%
Bowling $6.45$4.7436.2%

Groceries

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.60$3.9815.5%
Fried Chicken $1.24$1.4111.6%
Milk $2.03$2.061.5%
Potatoes $2.66$2.9810.9%
Pizza $10.99$9.4716.0%
Beer $10.22$8.7916.2%

Health Care

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.40$101.0419.2%
Doctor $104.83$107.442.4%
Dentist $106.00$90.4217.2%
Ibuprofen $11.88$9.2828.0%
Lipitor $429.87$426.500.8%

Housing

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
Home Price $624,100.00$175,700.00255.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,409.78$1,133.23112.6%
Apartment Rent $1,216.00$920.0032.2%

Transportation

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.97$1.9949.0%
Tire Balancing $45.40$45.760.8%

Utilities

ItemEast San GabrielNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$179.98$163.819.9%
Phone $29.19$28.392.8%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Vernon, CA591055%
Willowbrook, CA20,89711616%
Florence-Graham, CA62,81511616%
Cudahy, CA24,07311616%
West Rancho Dominguez, CA21,73911818%
East San Gabriel, CA15,57316565%

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Natchez, MS15,56388-12%
East San Gabriel, CA15,57316565%
Source: The East San Gabriel, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.