Desert View Highlands 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.
IndexDesert View HighlandsCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index111138100
IndexDesert View HighlandsCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index109110100
Groceries index114115100
Health care index109109100
Housing index109196100
Transportation index126125100
Utilities index107114100

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  • The cost of living in Desert View Highlands is 20% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Desert View Highlands is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Desert View Highlands is 9% 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$61,250$5,104$1,429$1,838
Renters$41,681$3,473$972$1,251

California Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
California7.25%10.25%

California Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.60$16.0921.9%
Beauty Salon $61.20$37.3363.9%
Toothpaste $2.33$2.454.8%
Shampoo $1.29$1.0028.9%
Movie $14.88$10.2844.7%
Bowling $6.68$4.9335.4%

Groceries

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.77$3.8025.4%
Fried Chicken $1.00$1.4028.2%
Milk $2.24$2.0111.4%
Potatoes $2.63$3.0112.5%
Pizza $10.99$9.8911.2%
Beer $9.88$8.9011.0%

Health Care

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.20$102.1617.7%
Doctor $107.00$108.361.3%
Dentist $106.80$92.5315.4%
Ibuprofen $12.77$9.2837.6%
Lipitor $410.11$425.823.7%

Housing

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $174,000.00$184,700.005.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,871.08$1,202.44138.8%
Apartment Rent $1,354.00$949.0042.7%

Transportation

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.94$2.2430.9%
Tire Balancing $53.38$46.2915.3%

Utilities

ItemDesert View HighlandsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$200.38$165.9620.7%
Phone $25.97$28.689.5%
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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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Littlerock, CA1,7861055%
Lancaster, CA159,65111010%
Sun Village, CA12,04411010%
Quartz Hill, CA10,29111212%
Palmdale, CA156,82311313%
Desert View Highlands, CA2,48411111%

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Petersburg, WV2,48287-13%
Desert View Highlands, CA2,48411111%
Source: The Desert View Highlands, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.