Fruitridge Pocket 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.
IndexFruitridge PocketCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index101135100
IndexFruitridge PocketCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index106107100
Groceries index124117100
Health care index102109100
Housing index73189100
Transportation index120125100
Utilities index116116100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Fruitridge Pocket, CA is shown above. Compared to the state average of California the cost of living index in Fruitridge Pocket, CA is 101, which is 26% lower than the average in California and compared to the national average it is 1% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Fruitridge Pocket, CA goods and services come in at 1% lower than the average in California and are 6% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Fruitridge Pocket is 26% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Fruitridge Pocket is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Fruitridge Pocket is 27% lower 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$44,103$3,675$1,029$1,323
Renters$21,842$1,820$510$655
The affordability of the housing market in Fruitridge Pocket, 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 Fruitridge Pocket, CA homeowners, the median income is $44,103. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,029 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $21,842. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $510 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%
For those who live in Fruitridge Pocket, CA and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the California income tax rate and the California sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In California, the sales tax is 7.5%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 10%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in California, the income tax rate ranges between 1% to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$14.592.8%
Beauty Salon $38.60$34.6811.3%
Toothpaste $3.23$2.4730.6%
Shampoo $1.33$1.0230.1%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $4.13$4.396.0%

Groceries

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.71$4.485.2%
Fried Chicken $1.67$1.4614.1%
Milk $2.88$2.3622.2%
Potatoes $3.59$3.0617.3%
Pizza $13.29$9.2443.8%
Beer $8.99$8.634.1%

Health Care

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $126.33$99.7826.6%
Doctor $101.25$105.033.6%
Dentist $85.71$88.703.4%
Ibuprofen $11.39$9.4121.0%
Lipitor $310.31$298.504.0%

Housing

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
Home Price $106,800.00$175,700.0039.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,229.16$1,081.0313.7%
Apartment Rent $923.00$920.000.3%

Transportation

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.52$2.0920.5%
Tire Balancing $54.04$45.2919.3%

Utilities

ItemFruitridge PocketNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$231.09$170.8035.3%
Phone $24.95$28.2611.7%
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.

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McClellan Park, CA1,1031000%
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Parkway, CA14,7561066%
Foothill Farms, CA33,0241077%
Fruitridge Pocket, CA5,8021011%

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Fruitridge Pocket, CA5,8021011%
Source: The Fruitridge Pocket, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.