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Overall 12%
Goods & Services 9%
Housing 100%
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.
IndexFreeportCaliforniaNational
Cost of living112140100
Goods & Services109109100
Groceries104112100
Health care118109100
Housingn/a196100
Transportation132132100
Utilities108127100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Freeport is 20% lower than the California average
  • The cost of living in Freeport is 12% higher than the national average
  • Freeport housing is 41% higher 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)
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      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

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $28.67$20.2741.4%
      Beauty Salon $62.33$40.3954.3%
      Toothpaste $2.81$2.3619.0%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.087.7%
      Movie $14.16$10.9928.9%
      Bowling $22.92$15.4947.9%

      Groceries

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.34$4.3024.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4013.9%
      Milk $3.79$2.2072.0%
      Potatoes $3.89$3.2220.9%
      Pizza $15.99$10.7448.9%
      Beer $9.14$9.604.8%

      Health Care

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $146.32$109.7333.4%
      Doctor $188.58$118.3459.4%
      Dentist $96.32$100.944.6%
      Ibuprofen $11.01$9.9310.8%
      Lipitor $488.12$469.534.0%

      Housing

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,601.63$1,229.6230.3%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $4.11$2.7151.5%
      Tire Balancing $51.87$51.860.0%

      Utilities

      ItemFreeportNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$196.19$170.8414.8%
      Phone $184.64$187.181.4%
      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.
      McClellan Park, CA1,09396-4%
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      Parkway, CA15,7981066%
      Florin, CA49,4861066%
      Freeport, CA10511212%

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