Roseland 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.
IndexRoselandCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index130137100
IndexRoselandCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index119109100
Groceries index131118100
Health care index119111100
Housing index150189100
Transportation index136130100
Utilities index107112100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Roseland, CA cost of living index. Compared to other cities in California and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Roseland, CA is 130, which is 5% lower than the California average and 30% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Roseland, CA are 9% higher than the average for California and 19% higher than the rest of the country.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Roseland is 5% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Roseland is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Roseland is 50% 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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The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Roseland, CA to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Roseland, CA, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Roseland, CA salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$69,853$5,821$1,630$2,096
Renters$41,518$3,460$969$1,246
The affordability of the housing market in Roseland, CA as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Roseland, CA homeowners, the median income is $69,853. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,630 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $41,518. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $969 used for their rent related monthly costs.

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%
When you are determining the total cost of living in Roseland, CA you will want to make sure you consider both the California sales tax and the California income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in California is 7.5%, with the highest surtax being 10%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in California have a range from 1% to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.71$15.5620.2%
Beauty Salon $73.90$36.11104.7%
Toothpaste $3.20$2.4729.6%
Shampoo $1.17$0.9621.2%
Movie $12.75$10.1325.9%
Bowling $5.89$4.7424.5%

Groceries

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.13$3.983.7%
Fried Chicken $1.76$1.4124.8%
Milk $3.03$2.0646.8%
Potatoes $3.32$2.9811.2%
Pizza $11.00$9.4716.1%
Beer $9.59$8.799.0%

Health Care

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.57$101.0421.3%
Doctor $129.25$107.4420.3%
Dentist $118.69$90.4231.3%
Ibuprofen $11.70$9.2826.1%
Lipitor $391.33$426.508.2%

Housing

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $273,300.00$175,700.0055.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,530.00$1,133.23211.5%
Apartment Rent $1,256.00$920.0036.5%

Transportation

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.89$1.9945.0%
Tire Balancing $53.17$45.7616.2%

Utilities

ItemRoselandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$203.84$163.8124.4%
Phone $24.12$28.3915.0%
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.
Valley Ford, CA1671066%
Bodega, CA15613232%
Rohnert Park, CA41,35213535%
Guerneville, CA3,77513737%
Temelec, CA1,50514040%
Roseland, CA5,55613030%

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Hightstown, NJ5,55711919%
Fairview, NY5,55412424%
Roseland, CA5,55613030%
Source: The Roseland, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.