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Overall 16%
Goods & Services 3%
Housing 0%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexEl RanchoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living116141100
Goods & Services103111100
Groceries102115100
Health care108113100
Housingn/a196100
Transportation129133100
Utilities167127100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in El Rancho is 18% lower than the California average
  • The cost of living in El Rancho is 16% higher than the national average
  • El Rancho housing is 14% lower than the national average
  • California general sales tax is 42% higher than the national average
  • California state income tax is 59% 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$0$0$0$0
      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

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.00$18.627.4%
      Beauty Salon $55.00$39.0540.8%
      Toothpaste $2.60$2.3410.9%
      Shampoo $1.16$1.069.5%
      Movie $10.31$10.683.5%
      Bowling $14.28$14.672.6%

      Groceries

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.37$4.223.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.53$1.3910.4%
      Milk $2.37$2.0515.7%
      Potatoes $3.31$3.290.5%
      Pizza $8.97$10.6215.6%
      Beer $8.81$9.386.1%

      Health Care

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $91.67$108.5715.6%
      Doctor $131.39$116.1713.1%
      Dentist $117.39$99.1318.4%
      Ibuprofen $9.66$9.680.1%
      Lipitor $421.20$466.929.8%

      Housing

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,011.62$1,197.4215.5%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.22$2.2244.5%
      Tire Balancing $46.66$50.076.8%

      Utilities

      ItemEl RanchoNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$370.41$167.67120.9%
      Phone $176.01$175.640.2%
      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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      El Rancho, CA7611616%

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      Source: The El Rancho, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.