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Cost of Living in Sacramento

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 80.54
Rent Index: 38.37
Groceries Index: 82.15
Restaurants Index: 71.82
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 60.50
Local Purchasing Power: 134.44
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 12.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 $ 3.00-5.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.87 $ 1.50-2.10
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.65 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.72 $ 3.00-4.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.27 $ 2.00-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 $ 0.45-2.00
Eggs (12) 3.65 $ 3.00-4.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 $ 4.00-6.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.29 $ 3.99-6.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.96 $ 5.85-10.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.59 $ 0.99-2.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 $ 0.59-1.09
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 $ 0.99-2.05
Tomato (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.49-3.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.69-1.99
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.79-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 $ 1.59-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.49-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 10.00-13.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.50-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.75-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 5.50-6.99
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.50-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 85.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 4.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 25.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.74 $ 2.39-3.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,675.00 $ 20,680.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.76 $ 100.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.17 $ 40.00-67.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.70 $ 29.99-65.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 10.00-12.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.50 $ 40.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.22 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.00 $ 60.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.62 $ 75.00-125.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,105.88 $ 850.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 863.33 $ 725.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,891.67 $ 1,500.00-2,150.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,430.00 $ 1,300.00-1,650.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 247.06 $ 150.00-295.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 160.32 $ 140.81-200.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,924.27 $ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.07 3.75-4.50

Prices in Sacramento, California, United States

These data are based on 867 entries in the past 18 months from 112 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2016
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Cost of living in Sacramento is 19.46% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 940.93$ and for four person family at 3,398.15$ (without rent).
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2 Comments so far
#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.

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