North Shore 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.
IndexNorth ShoreCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index92135100
IndexNorth ShoreCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index113107100
Groceries index111117100
Health care index114109100
Housing index56189100
Transportation index118125100
Utilities index68116100

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  • The cost of living in North Shore is 32% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in North Shore is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in North Shore is 44% 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$24,228$2,019$565$727
Renters$38,266$3,189$893$1,148

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

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.66$14.597.3%
Beauty Salon $27.50$34.6820.7%
Toothpaste $3.11$2.4725.7%
Shampoo $1.05$1.022.7%
Movie $11.50$9.8716.5%
Bowling $4.15$4.395.5%

Groceries

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.26$4.484.8%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4615.4%
Milk $1.92$2.3618.5%
Potatoes $1.91$3.0637.6%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $9.05$8.634.8%

Health Care

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $159.00$99.7859.4%
Doctor $121.00$105.0315.2%
Dentist $107.00$88.7020.6%
Ibuprofen $9.76$9.413.7%
Lipitor $281.22$298.505.8%

Housing

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
Home Price $66,900.00$175,700.0061.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,507.36$1,081.0339.4%
Apartment Rent $913.00$920.000.8%

Transportation

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.42$2.0915.7%
Tire Balancing $56.49$45.2924.7%

Utilities

ItemNorth ShoreNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$117.36$170.8031.3%
Phone $18.89$28.2633.1%
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.
Oasis, CA5,80785-15%
Bombay Beach, CA17185-15%
Thermal, CA3,57088-12%
Desert Shores, CA1,03992-8%
Salton Sea Beach, CA75793-7%
North Shore, CA3,18492-8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
West Union, OH3,18480-20%
Portageville, MO3,18478-22%
Brillion, WI3,18390-10%
Midland, NC3,18397-3%
Bethany, MO3,18682-18%
North Shore, CA3,18492-8%
Source: The North Shore, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.