Piru 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.
IndexPiruCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index118138100
IndexPiruCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index109110100
Groceries index114115100
Health care index109109100
Housing index134196100
Transportation index126125100
Utilities index107114100
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  • The cost of living in Piru is 14% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Piru is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Piru is 34% 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$59,625$4,969$1,391$1,789
Renters$34,000$2,833$793$1,020

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

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.60$16.0921.9%
Beauty Salon $61.20$37.3363.9%
Toothpaste $2.33$2.454.8%
Shampoo $1.29$1.0028.9%
Movie $14.88$10.2844.7%
Bowling $6.68$4.9335.4%

Groceries

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.77$3.8025.4%
Fried Chicken $1.00$1.4028.2%
Milk $2.24$2.0111.4%
Potatoes $2.63$3.0112.5%
Pizza $10.99$9.8911.2%
Beer $9.88$8.9011.0%

Health Care

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.20$102.1617.7%
Doctor $107.00$108.361.3%
Dentist $106.80$92.5315.4%
Ibuprofen $12.77$9.2837.6%
Lipitor $410.11$425.823.7%

Housing

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
Home Price $266,100.00$184,700.0044.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,871.08$1,202.44138.8%
Apartment Rent $1,056.00$949.0011.3%

Transportation

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.94$2.2430.9%
Tire Balancing $53.38$46.2915.3%

Utilities

ItemPiruNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$200.38$165.9620.7%
Phone $25.97$28.689.5%
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.
Val Verde, CA2,71612121%
Fillmore, CA15,39112626%
Castaic, CA19,52914040%
Santa Clarita, CA180,30314141%
Santa Susana, CA1,05714848%
Piru, CA1,95011818%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Laurel Springs, NJ1,9501077%
Mannington, WV1,95185-15%
Fall Branch, TN1,95189-11%
Greenfield, IA1,95179-21%
Alum Creek, WV1,94989-11%
Piru, CA1,95011818%
Source: The Piru, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.