Lemoore Station 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.
IndexLemoore StationCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index114135100
IndexLemoore StationCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index100107100
Groceries index106117100
Health care index102109100
Housing index134189100
Transportation index115125100
Utilities index119116100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Lemoore Station, CA is displayed above. In Lemoore Station, CA, the overall cost of living index is 114, which is 16% lower than the California average and 14% 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 Lemoore Station, CA, the city's goods and services are 7% lower than the California average and equal to the U.S. average.

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  • The cost of living in Lemoore Station is 16% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Lemoore Station is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lemoore Station is 34% 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)
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Lemoore Station, CA, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Lemoore Station, CA has a median income of about $0 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $0 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $44,228. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $1,032 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

California Sales Tax

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California Income Tax

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When considering the overall cost of living expenses in Lemoore Station, CA, it's important to take into account the sales tax for California, as well as the rate for income tax in California. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for California is 10%, and the sales tax in the state of California is 7.5%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in California starts from 1% and goes up to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.00$14.5917.8%
Beauty Salon $46.67$34.6834.6%
Toothpaste $2.67$2.478.0%
Shampoo $1.09$1.026.7%
Movie $8.83$9.8710.5%
Bowling $4.50$4.392.5%


ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.62$4.483.2%
Fried Chicken $1.39$1.465.1%
Milk $2.25$2.364.5%
Potatoes $3.49$3.0614.0%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $8.65$8.630.2%

Health Care

ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.50$99.785.3%
Doctor $102.67$105.032.3%
Dentist $97.00$88.709.4%
Ibuprofen $11.98$9.4127.3%
Lipitor $258.91$298.5013.3%


ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,207.72$1,081.0311.7%
Apartment Rent $1,229.00$920.0033.6%


ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.51$2.0920.0%
Tire Balancing $46.33$45.292.3%


ItemLemoore StationNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$246.03$170.8044.0%
Phone $23.95$28.2615.2%
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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Lemoore Station, CA6,91311414%

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