Lakehead 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.
IndexLakeheadCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index107138100
IndexLakeheadCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index113110100
Groceries index100115100
Health care index110109100
Housing index108196100
Transportation index113125100
Utilities index85114100

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  • The cost of living in Lakehead is 23% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Lakehead is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lakehead is 8% 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$45,673$3,806$1,066$1,370
Renters$18,750$1,563$437$563

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

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.55$16.099.1%
Beauty Salon $46.47$37.3324.5%
Toothpaste $3.68$2.4550.5%
Shampoo $1.02$1.001.9%
Movie $10.33$10.280.5%
Bowling $4.57$4.937.3%

Groceries

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.52$3.807.5%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4011.0%
Milk $2.16$2.017.8%
Potatoes $1.99$3.0133.9%
Pizza $13.32$9.8934.8%
Beer $8.19$8.908.0%

Health Care

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $108.47$102.166.2%
Doctor $138.14$108.3627.5%
Dentist $99.33$92.537.4%
Ibuprofen $10.44$9.2812.5%
Lipitor $385.41$425.829.5%

Housing

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
Home Price $208,300.00$184,700.0012.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,275.94$1,202.446.1%
Apartment Rent $920.00$949.003.1%

Transportation

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.73$2.2421.5%
Tire Balancing $44.33$46.294.2%

Utilities

ItemLakeheadNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$113.26$165.9631.8%
Phone $30.01$28.684.6%
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.
French Gulch, CA49293-7%
Mountain Gate, CA92898-2%
Lakehead, CA6271077%

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Lanesville, IN62789-11%
Lakehead, CA6271077%
Source: The Lakehead, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.