Rodeo 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.
IndexRodeoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index131135100
IndexRodeoCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index115107100
Groceries index124117100
Health care index119109100
Housing index160189100
Transportation index131125100
Utilities index108116100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Rodeo, CA is displayed above. In Rodeo, CA, the overall cost of living index is 131, which is 3% lower than the California average and 31% 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 Rodeo, CA, the city's goods and services are 8% higher than the California average and 15% higher than the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Rodeo is 3% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Rodeo is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Rodeo is 60% 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$89,028$7,419$2,077$2,671
Renters$39,545$3,295$923$1,186
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 Rodeo, 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. Rodeo, CA has a median income of about $89,028 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $2,077 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $39,545. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $923 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Rodeo, CA is the California sales tax and California income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The California sales tax rate is 7.5% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 10%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The California income tax rates range from 1% to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.44$14.5926.4%
Beauty Salon $59.40$34.6871.3%
Toothpaste $3.14$2.4727.0%
Shampoo $1.09$1.026.7%
Movie $11.00$9.8711.5%
Bowling $6.63$4.3951.0%

Groceries

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.97$4.4811.3%
Fried Chicken $2.07$1.4641.4%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $3.69$3.0620.5%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $9.93$8.6315.0%

Health Care

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.44$99.7820.7%
Doctor $127.57$105.0321.5%
Dentist $122.43$88.7038.0%
Ibuprofen $11.97$9.4127.2%
Lipitor $254.50$298.5014.7%

Housing

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
Home Price $308,800.00$175,700.0075.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,294.70$1,081.03204.8%
Apartment Rent $1,149.00$920.0024.9%

Transportation

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.80$2.0933.8%
Tire Balancing $55.37$45.2922.3%

Utilities

ItemRodeoNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$213.39$170.8024.9%
Phone $24.12$28.2614.6%
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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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pacheco, CA4,2951077%
San Pablo, CA29,51611515%
Rollingwood, CA2,83211616%
Montalvin Manor, CA3,05511616%
North Richmond, CA3,92612121%
Rodeo, CA9,64813131%

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Rodeo, CA9,64813131%
Source: The Rodeo, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.