Aliso Viejo, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Aliso Viejo's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Aliso Viejo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Aliso Viejo, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Aliso Viejo has an overall cost of living index of 157 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Aliso Viejo has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Aliso Viejo ranks as #5958 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Aliso Viejo ranks as the #449 most expensive place in the Golden State.

Aliso Viejo Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Aliso Viejo California National Average
Overall 157 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 265 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100
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Aliso Viejo, CA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in California, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Aliso Viejo California United States
Median Home Value $610,600 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $2,180 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $108,558 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.6x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Aliso Viejo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Aliso Viejo
Irvine, CA 265,502 178 1.1x
Orange, CA 139,873 157 1.0x
Mission Viejo, CA 96,124 166 1.1x
Lake Forest, CA 82,911 157 1.0x
Laguna Niguel, CA 65,652 177 1.1x
Fountain Valley, CA 56,372 166 1.1x
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 48,792 160 1.0x
San Juan Capistrano, CA 35,952 161 1.0x
Laguna Hills, CA 31,185 167 1.1x
Ladera Ranch, CA 30,288 184 1.2x

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