Winton 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.
IndexWintonCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index97137100
IndexWintonCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index104109100
Groceries index103118100
Health care index108111100
Housing index66189100
Transportation index130130100
Utilities index127112100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Winton, CA is displayed above. In Winton, CA, the overall cost of living index is 97, which is 29% lower than the California average and 3% lower 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 Winton, CA, the city's goods and services are 5% lower than the California average and 4% higher than the U.S. average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Winton is 29% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Winton is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Winton is 34% 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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Using the salary calculator lets you compare the salary you earn in Winton, CA to what it is in other cities. It will let you know what your earnings would have to be in another city to have the same standard of living, as determined by the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the area you want to move to is higher than the cost of living in Winton, CA, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the Winton, CA salary calculator, put in the name of the other city, then move the slider to the point that represents the current income. The salary calculator will take care of the rest and tell you how much more or less you must earn in the new city. A Total breakdown of the cost of living is also provided.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$52,150$4,346$1,217$1,565
Renters$33,817$2,818$789$1,015
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Winton, CA, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Winton, CA homeowners have a median income of $52,150. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,217 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $33,817, which means there is a maximum of $789 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.5%10%

California Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
California1%12.3%
When considering the overall cost of living expenses in Winton, CA, it's important to take into account the sales tax for California, as well as the rate for income tax in California. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for California is 10%, and the sales tax in the state of California is 7.5%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in California starts from 1% and goes up to 12.3%.

Goods & Services

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.44$15.560.8%
Beauty Salon $40.33$36.1111.7%
Toothpaste $2.34$2.475.5%
Shampoo $1.14$0.9618.5%
Movie $9.44$10.136.7%
Bowling $5.67$4.7419.7%

Groceries

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.26$3.986.9%
Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4115.9%
Milk $2.40$2.0616.1%
Potatoes $2.93$2.981.6%
Pizza $11.17$9.4717.9%
Beer $8.87$8.790.8%

Health Care

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.92$101.0421.6%
Doctor $102.44$107.444.7%
Dentist $104.17$90.4215.2%
Ibuprofen $10.77$9.2816.1%
Lipitor $424.73$426.500.4%

Housing

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $96,900.00$175,700.0044.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,289.65$1,133.2313.8%
Apartment Rent $827.00$920.0010.1%

Transportation

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.61$1.9930.7%
Tire Balancing $58.12$45.7627.0%

Utilities

ItemWintonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$237.89$163.8145.2%
Phone $29.67$28.394.5%
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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Winton, CA11,77497-3%

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Winton, CA11,77497-3%
Source: The Winton, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.