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

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Consumer Prices in Riverside, CA are 12.73% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Riverside, CA are 24.73% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Riverside, CA are 39.22% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Riverside, CA are 21.59% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Riverside, CA are 14.27% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Riverside, CA is 3.15% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 57.00 $      -24.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 8.00 $      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $ 5.00 $      -23.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.69 $ 4.00 $      -14.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 2.36 $      +7.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 1.57 $      -23.16 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.89 $ 3.25 $      -16.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.35 $ 2.40 $      -28.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.68 $ 1.52 $      -43.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.43 $ 2.24 $      -34.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.59 $ 6.50 $      +16.34 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 $ 5.25 $      -8.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.59 $ 4.82 $      -26.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $ 1.25 $      -29.93 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.73 $      -13.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.35 $ 1.00 $      -26.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 $ 1.06 $      -44.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $ 2.03 $      +80.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.84 $      -14.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $ 1.18 $      -27.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $ 2.33 $      +10.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $ 3.10 $      +20.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 3.83 $      +65.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.75 $      -12.50 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.00 $      +14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 55.00 $      -45.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $ 2.60 $      -8.77 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.60 $      -3.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 36.00 $      +23.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.57 $ 3.21 $      -10.13 %
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) 21,251.58 $ 21,250.00 $      -0.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.22 $ 211.15 $      +50.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.13 $      +3.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.55 $ 65.00 $      -2.33 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.42 $ 41.67 $      +0.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.98 $ 15.00 $      +50.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.25 $      -18.33 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,038.23 $ 833.33 $      -19.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,629.57 $ 9,000.00 $      -58.39 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.37 $ 50.57 $      -3.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.14 $ 37.50 $      -1.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.14 $ 89.29 $      +15.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.94 $ 120.00 $      +7.20 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,222.82 $ 1,551.26 $      -30.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,792.31 $ 1,372.88 $      -23.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,400.41 $ 2,000.00 $      -54.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,011.30 $ 2,021.43 $      -32.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 766.08 $ 638.22 $      -16.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 513.91 $ 242.73 $      -52.77 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Riverside, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,639.08 $ 3,381.89 $      -27.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 4.28      +14.06 %
Last update: January 2021December 2020
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