Shady Canyon 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.
IndexShady CanyonIrvineCalifornia
Cost of living index242178140
IndexShady CanyonIrvineCalifornia
Goods & Services index110110111
Groceries index116116118
Health care index109109113
Housing index550336196
Transportation index130130128
Utilities index9090118
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  • The cost of living in Shady Canyon is 73% higher than the Irvine average.
  • The cost of living in Shady Canyon is 142% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Shady Canyon is 450% 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)
Household$117,143$9,762$2,733$3,515

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

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.80$17.4924.6%
Beauty Salon $65.00$38.1770.3%
Toothpaste $2.19$2.325.6%
Shampoo $1.32$1.0130.4%
Movie $14.42$10.7234.5%
Bowling $23.33$13.8668.3%

Groceries

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.32$3.9014.9%
Fried Chicken $1.79$1.4028.2%
Milk $2.19$1.9611.6%
Potatoes $3.09$3.182.9%
Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
Beer $9.66$9.234.7%

Health Care

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $96.75$106.349.0%
Doctor $123.33$115.257.0%
Dentist $112.40$98.3814.2%
Ibuprofen $11.99$9.2629.5%
Lipitor $483.87$466.473.7%

Housing

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
Home Price $718,800.00$184,700.00289.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,485.71$1,273.32173.8%
Apartment Rent $1,997.00$949.00110.4%

Transportation

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.81$2.5947.0%
Tire Balancing $51.00$48.904.3%

Utilities

ItemIrvineNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$142.30$167.6015.1%
Phone $173.40$163.426.1%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Las Flores CDP (Tehama County), CA32411111%
Laguna Woods, CA16,34711818%
Stanton, CA38,59412626%
Santa Ana, CA333,60513434%
Midway City, CA9,23513737%
Irvine, CA246,99217878%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Madison, WI246,0341088%
Norfolk, VA245,72499-1%
Lubbock, TX244,50787-13%
Laredo, TX251,67179-21%
Durham, NC251,76195-5%
Irvine, CA246,99217878%
Source: The Shady Canyon, Irvine, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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