Santa Maria, CA Cost of Living

Santa Maria cost of living index

IndexSanta MariaCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index116136100
Goods & Services index100107100
Groceries index106117100
Health care index102109100
Housing index141189100
Transportation index115125100
Utilities index119116100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Santa Maria is 14.1% less than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Santa Maria is 16.4% greater than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Santa Maria, CA is $2.51.
  • The price of gas in Santa Maria is 16.6% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Santa Maria, CA is $8.99.
  • The price of pizza in Santa Maria is 2.8% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

California average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Santa Maria, CA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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