West Point 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.
IndexWest PointCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index107137100
IndexWest PointCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index105109100
Groceries index113118100
Health care index99111100
Housing index99189100
Transportation index123130100
Utilities index118112100

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  • The cost of living in West Point is 22% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in West Point is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in West Point is 1% 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$27,591$2,299$644$828
Renters$31,833$2,653$743$955

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

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.78$15.561.4%
Beauty Salon $37.20$36.113.0%
Toothpaste $2.35$2.475.0%
Shampoo $1.29$0.9633.3%
Movie $10.81$10.136.8%
Bowling $4.43$4.746.4%

Groceries

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.16$3.984.4%
Fried Chicken $1.34$1.414.8%
Milk $2.77$2.0634.2%
Potatoes $2.89$2.983.2%
Pizza $14.43$9.4752.3%
Beer $8.99$8.792.2%

Health Care

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $116.80$101.0415.6%
Doctor $84.75$107.4421.1%
Dentist $93.64$90.423.6%
Ibuprofen $11.34$9.2822.2%
Lipitor $419.07$426.501.7%

Housing

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
Home Price $180,300.00$175,700.002.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,429.50$1,133.2326.1%
Apartment Rent $829.00$920.009.9%

Transportation

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.68$1.9934.5%
Tire Balancing $45.07$45.761.5%

Utilities

ItemWest PointNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$237.98$163.8145.3%
Phone $23.33$28.3917.8%
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.
Martell, CA9411111%
Fiddletown, CA861099%
Volcano, CA01099%
River Pines, CA30983-17%
Mountain Ranch, CA1,36911111%
West Point, CA7431077%

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Funston, GA74381-19%
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Isle, MN74395-5%
Heuvelton, NY74389-11%
Ozawkie, KS74395-5%
West Point, CA7431077%
Source: The West Point, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.