Acalanes Ridge cost of living index

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexAcalanes RidgeCaliforniaNational
Cost of living228140100
IndexAcalanes RidgeCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services130111100
Groceries126118100
Health care127113100
Housing458196100
Transportation137128100
Utilities121118100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Acalanes Ridge is 62% higher than the California average
  • The cost of living in Acalanes Ridge is 128% higher than the national average
  • Acalanes Ridge housing is 358% higher than the national average
  • California general sales tax is 42% 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$188,333$15,694$4,394$5,651
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      California Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      California7.25%10.5%

      California Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      California1%13.3%

      Goods & Services

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $19.71$17.4912.7%
      Beauty Salon $67.86$38.1777.8%
      Toothpaste $2.93$2.3226.2%
      Shampoo $1.33$1.0131.4%
      Movie $12.11$10.7212.9%
      Bowling $19.83$13.8643.1%

      Groceries

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.71$3.904.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.35$1.403.3%
      Milk $2.39$1.9621.8%
      Potatoes $2.66$3.1816.4%
      Pizza $13.70$10.3931.8%
      Beer $10.49$9.2313.7%

      Health Care

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $136.71$106.3428.6%
      Doctor $150.71$115.2530.8%
      Dentist $139.14$98.3841.4%
      Ibuprofen $11.99$9.2629.5%
      Lipitor $442.32$466.475.2%

      Housing

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $846,700.00$184,700.00358.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,196.29$1,273.32151.0%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.79$2.5946.2%
      Tire Balancing $61.00$48.9024.8%

      Utilities

      ItemAcalanes RidgeNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$228.47$167.6036.3%
      Phone $184.65$163.4213.0%
      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.

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      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000228128%

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      Source: The Acalanes Ridge, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.