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7%
Overall NAT. AVG.
2%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
23%
Housing NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2022 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.
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.
Index Walker California National
Cost of living107140100
Goods & Services98109100
Groceries106112100
Health care104109100
Housing123196100
Transportation119132100
Utilities83127100

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Key findings

  • The cost of living in Walker is 23% lower than the California average
  • The cost of living in Walker is 7% higher than the national average
  • Walker housing is 23% 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 Income Per Year Per Month Max Budget (28% DTI) Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$37,727$3,144$880$1,132
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      California Sales Tax

      State General Sales Tax With Max Surtax
      California 7.25% 10.5%

      California Income Tax

      State Income Tax (Low) Income Tax (High)
      California 1% 13.3%

      Goods & Services

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      Haircut $21.61$20.276.6%
      Beauty Salon $36.39$40.399.9%
      Toothpaste $2.56$2.368.5%
      Shampoo $1.32$1.0822.9%
      Movie $10.00$10.999.0%
      Bowling $17.93$15.4915.8%

      Groceries

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      Ground Beef $4.99$4.3016.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.32$1.405.4%
      Milk $2.81$2.2027.4%
      Potatoes $2.66$3.2217.3%
      Pizza $11.32$10.745.4%
      Beer $9.29$9.603.2%

      Health Care

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      Optometrist $103.33$109.735.8%
      Doctor $124.17$118.344.9%
      Dentist $109.89$100.948.9%
      Ibuprofen $11.13$9.9312.0%
      Lipitor $443.80$469.535.5%

      Housing

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      Home Price $226,700.00$184,700.0022.7%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,669.91$1,229.6235.8%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $3.26$2.7120.4%
      Tire Balancing $60.22$51.8616.1%

      Utilities

      Item Walker National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $122.57$170.8428.3%
      Phone $181.37$187.183.1%
      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.

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      Walker, CA7801077.1%

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      Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2022 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.