Truckee 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.
IndexTruckeeCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index157136100
IndexTruckeeCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index115107100
Groceries index133117100
Health care index120109100
Housing index229189100
Transportation index154125100
Utilities index136116100

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  • The cost of living in Truckee is 16% higher than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Truckee is 57% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Truckee is 129% 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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Compare Truckee, CA Cost of living To Other Cities

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

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.00$14.599.6%
Beauty Salon $50.00$34.6844.2%
Toothpaste $3.79$2.4753.2%
Shampoo $1.32$1.0229.2%
Movie $11.00$9.8711.5%
Bowling $2.88$4.3934.4%

Groceries

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.12$4.4814.4%
Fried Chicken $1.84$1.4625.7%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $3.87$3.0626.4%
Pizza $15.99$9.2473.0%
Beer $9.24$8.637.0%

Health Care

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.00$99.7820.3%
Doctor $111.81$105.036.5%
Dentist $121.33$88.7036.8%
Ibuprofen $11.87$9.4126.1%
Lipitor $320.00$298.507.2%

Housing

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $471,700.00$181,400.00160.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,907.43$1,081.03169.0%
Apartment Rent $1,390.00$889.0056.4%

Transportation

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.60$2.0972.1%
Tire Balancing $46.00$45.291.6%

Utilities

ItemTruckeeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$252.17$170.8047.6%
Phone $33.50$28.2618.6%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Soda Springs, CA9312727%
Verdi, NV1,66511313%
Kings Beach, CA3,43513939%
Mogul, NV1,41913131%
Carnelian Bay, CA32815959%
Truckee, CA16,10015757%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA16,098229129%
Willow Grove, PA16,10512121%
Lamont, CA16,09294-6%
Asbury Park, NJ16,08114545%
Clayton, NC16,07897-3%
Truckee, CA16,10015757%
Source: The Truckee, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.