Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Riverside, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Riverside, CA are 2.87% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Riverside, CA are 13.66% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Riverside, CA are 26.12% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Riverside, CA are 17.52% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Riverside, CA are 1.10% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Riverside, CA is 24.28% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.50 $ 17.00 $      -12.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.59 $ 70.00 $      -20.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 5.50 $      -31.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.96 $ 3.88 $      -21.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 $ 2.83 $      +7.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $ 1.91 $      -15.44 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 $ 3.76 $      -11.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.33 $ 2.70 $      -19.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.54 $ 1.96 $      -22.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $ 3.57 $      -2.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.60 $ 5.83 $      +4.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.17 $ 5.07 $      -1.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.16 $ 6.66 $      -18.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.78 $      -6.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.78 $      -5.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 $ 2.03 $      +28.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.70 $      -6.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.22 $ 2.01 $      +65.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.22 $      +27.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $ 1.57 $      -10.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 $ 2.50 $      +24.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $ 4.28 $      +63.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.24 $ 4.16 $      +28.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 $ 10.50 $      -8.70 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.50 $ 40.00 $      -59.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 5.00 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.91 $      +7.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 36.00 $      +23.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.08 $ 6.10 $      +0.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $      -28.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,091.67 $ 23,500.00 $      +1.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.70 $ 262.79 $      +89.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.14 $      +8.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.85 $ 77.78 $      +11.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.10 $ 35.00 $      -22.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.25 $ 50.00 $      +277.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.25 $ 14.00 $      -8.17 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,361.25 $ 1,500.00 $      +10.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,929.57 $ 11,700.00 $      -48.97 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.63 $ 54.33 $      -13.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.75 $ 29.50 $      -27.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.27 $ 75.83 $      -19.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.84 $ 91.00 $      -32.01 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,569.93 $ 1,856.50 $      -27.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,944.31 $ 1,837.50 $      -5.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,584.34 $ 3,066.67 $      -33.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,616.47 $ 2,633.33 $      -27.18 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 886.30 $ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 550.76 $ ?     
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,148.92 $ 3,365.83 $      -34.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.09 5.43      +6.59 %
Last update: October 2022October 2022
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