Mayflower Village 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.
IndexMayflower VillageCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index151137100
IndexMayflower VillageCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index107109100
Groceries index112118100
Health care index110111100
Housing index243189100
Transportation index134130100
Utilities index107112100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Mayflower Village, CA is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Mayflower Village, CA enjoy a cost of living index of 151. This index is 11% higher than the California average, and 51% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Mayflower Village, CA, the average cost of goods and services is 2% lower than it is in California, and it is 7% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Mayflower Village is 11% higher than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Mayflower Village is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mayflower Village is 143% 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$82,024$6,835$1,914$2,461
Renters$42,429$3,536$990$1,273
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Mayflower Village, CA, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Mayflower Village, CA homeowners have a median income of $82,024. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,914 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $42,429, which means there is a maximum of $990 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%
The California sales tax and California income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Mayflower Village, 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

ItemMayflower VillageNational 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

ItemMayflower VillageNational 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

ItemMayflower VillageNational 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

ItemMayflower VillageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $477,700.00$175,700.00171.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,409.78$1,133.23112.6%
Apartment Rent $1,630.00$920.0077.2%

Transportation

ItemMayflower VillageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.97$1.9949.0%
Tire Balancing $45.40$45.760.8%

Utilities

ItemMayflower VillageNational 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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Vernon, CA591055%
Willowbrook, CA20,89711616%
Florence-Graham, CA62,81511616%
Cudahy, CA24,07311616%
West Rancho Dominguez, CA21,73911818%
Mayflower Village, CA5,77915151%

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Lewisburg, PA5,78198-2%
Jordan, MN5,7841077%
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,78518787%
Mayflower Village, CA5,77915151%
Source: The Mayflower Village, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.