Meadow Valley 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.
IndexMeadow ValleyCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index108137100
IndexMeadow ValleyCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index111109100
Groceries index102118100
Health care index107111100
Housing index110189100
Transportation index117130100
Utilities index92112100

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  • The cost of living in Meadow Valley is 21% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Meadow Valley is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Meadow Valley is 10% 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$51,944$4,329$1,212$1,558
Renters$0$0$0$0

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%

Goods & Services

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.17$15.569.0%
Beauty Salon $40.97$36.1113.5%
Toothpaste $3.08$2.4724.6%
Shampoo $1.15$0.9618.8%
Movie $10.25$10.131.2%
Bowling $4.42$4.746.7%

Groceries

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.69$3.987.5%
Fried Chicken $1.09$1.4122.3%
Milk $2.53$2.0622.6%
Potatoes $2.78$2.986.8%
Pizza $11.00$9.4716.1%
Beer $9.15$8.794.1%

Health Care

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.92$101.041.9%
Doctor $135.40$107.4426.0%
Dentist $91.47$90.421.2%
Ibuprofen $10.87$9.2817.1%
Lipitor $374.94$426.5012.1%

Housing

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $193,800.00$175,700.0010.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,081.61$1,133.234.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.52$1.9926.6%
Tire Balancing $42.99$45.766.1%

Utilities

ItemMeadow ValleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$140.54$163.8114.2%
Phone $28.40$28.390.0%
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.
Storrie, CA01077%
Caribou, CA01077%
Little Grass Valley, CA01077%
Indian Falls, CA231077%
Crescent Mills, CA4261077%
Meadow Valley, CA4351088%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Chataignier, LA43580-20%
Morven, NC43581-19%
Luther, MI43579-21%
Rothsay, MN43586-14%
Metompkin, VA43587-13%
Meadow Valley, CA4351088%
Source: The Meadow Valley, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.