Sky Valley 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.
IndexSky ValleyCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index95138100
IndexSky ValleyCaliforniaNational
Goods & Services index108110100
Groceries index114115100
Health care index105109100
Housing index57196100
Transportation index132125100
Utilities index103114100

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  • The cost of living in Sky Valley is 31% lower than the California average.
  • The cost of living in Sky Valley is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Sky Valley is 43% lower 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$46,799$3,900$1,092$1,404
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.43$16.0927.0%
Beauty Salon $60.87$37.3363.0%
Toothpaste $2.55$2.454.2%
Shampoo $1.29$1.0028.9%
Movie $13.65$10.2832.8%
Bowling $6.68$4.9335.5%

Groceries

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$3.8018.0%
Fried Chicken $1.04$1.4025.8%
Milk $2.23$2.0110.9%
Potatoes $2.77$3.018.1%
Pizza $10.99$9.8911.2%
Beer $9.88$8.9011.0%

Health Care

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $101.17$102.161.0%
Doctor $96.00$108.3611.4%
Dentist $106.60$92.5315.2%
Ibuprofen $12.77$9.2837.6%
Lipitor $409.56$425.823.8%

Housing

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $104,000.00$184,700.0043.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,375.06$1,202.44180.7%
Apartment Rent $541.00$949.0043.0%

Transportation

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.03$2.2434.9%
Tire Balancing $59.13$46.2927.7%

Utilities

ItemSky ValleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$190.81$165.9615.0%
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.
Desert Edge, CA3,84887-13%
Morongo Valley, CA3,08298-2%
Garnet, CA6,2971022%
Desert Hot Springs, CA28,0921033%
Coachella, CA43,8261044%
Sky Valley, CA2,57495-5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Middlebush, NJ2,57414848%
Kinder, LA2,57481-19%
Matoaca, VA2,57394-6%
Wray, CO2,57594-6%
Dry Ridge, OH2,5731033%
Sky Valley, CA2,57495-5%
Source: The Sky Valley, CA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.