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Cost of Living in Sacramento

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 78.79
Rent Index: 38.80
Groceries Index: 79.20
Restaurants Index: 73.78
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 59.97
Local Purchasing Power: 129.41
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $ 12.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 $ 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.50-2.75
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.64 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 $ 3.20-4.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.04 $ 2.00-3.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.00-2.00
Eggs (12) 3.43 $ 2.50-4.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.34 $ 4.00-6.09
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.84 $ 3.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.57 $ 4.99-10.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 $ 1.12-2.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.59-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 $ 0.99-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.64 $ 1.50-3.89
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 $ 0.75-1.28
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 $ 0.60-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $ 1.50-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $ 1.25-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $ 1.50-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 5.75-6.99
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.62 $ 2.50-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 85.00-110.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 4.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 25.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.63 $ 2.35-2.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 20,400.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,254.37 $ 18,135.00-19,928.12
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.75 $ 100.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.55 $ 35.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.37 $ 29.99-65.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.67 $ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.88 $ 9.25-12.50
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.94 $ 39.99-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.50 $ 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.25 $ 60.00-85.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.61 $ 75.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,040.10 $ 850.00-1,350.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 842.11 $ 700.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,923.33 $ 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,492.50 $ 1,300.00-2,015.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 255.83 $ 195.00-295.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 154.25 $ 140.81-175.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,897.09 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89 3.50-4.35

Prices in Sacramento, California, United States

These data are based on 1016 entries in the past 18 months from 122 different contributors.
Last update: August, 2016
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Cost of living in Sacramento is 21.21% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 922.12$ and for four person family at 3,330.94$ (without rent).
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3 Comments so far

#sadaf on Jul 27, 2016 :
What is the living cost at sacramento? What should be the income for a comfortable life?
#Emma on Nov 09, 2015 :
Is the groceries index the amount a person living in Sacramento, CA would spend in a month, day, or week?
#Erica on Nov 13, 2013 :
Could you define the term "Average Monthly Disposable Salary" used above? I am trying to determine how much disposable income the average Sacramento resident has -- for the purpose of discretionary spending. Not sure if these are the same things.