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Overall 26%
Goods & Services 19%
Housing 100%
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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.
IndexNorth GateCaliforniaNational
Cost of living126140100
Goods & Services119109100
Groceries128112100
Health care122109100
Housingn/a196100
Transportation140132100
Utilities131127100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in North Gate is 10% lower than the California average
  • The cost of living in North Gate is 26% higher than the national average
  • North Gate housing is 118% 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)
      Owners$99,083$8,257$2,312$2,973
      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

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $21.17$20.274.4%
      Beauty Salon $71.31$40.3976.5%
      Toothpaste $3.06$2.3629.7%
      Shampoo $1.36$1.0826.0%
      Movie $14.19$10.9929.2%
      Bowling $20.50$15.4932.3%

      Groceries

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.24$4.301.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.82$1.4030.3%
      Milk $2.78$2.2026.2%
      Potatoes $2.98$3.227.5%
      Pizza $12.93$10.7420.4%
      Beer $10.32$9.607.5%

      Health Care

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $132.96$109.7321.2%
      Doctor $139.84$118.3418.2%
      Dentist $138.42$100.9437.1%
      Ibuprofen $12.22$9.9323.0%
      Lipitor $473.62$469.530.9%

      Housing

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,714.78$1,229.62120.8%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.95$2.7145.7%
      Tire Balancing $68.02$51.8631.2%

      Utilities

      ItemNorth GateNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$266.98$170.8456.3%
      Phone $185.39$187.181.0%
      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

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Bay Point, CA23,13112322.5%
      Port Costa, CA22812423.5%
      Pacheco, CA4,05912625.5%
      Vallejo, CA119,64412928.7%
      San Miguel CDP (San Luis Obispo County), CA2,69613332.8%
      North Gate, CA46512625.6%

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      Munnsville, NY465927.9%
      North Gate, CA46512625.6%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.