Davis, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Davis'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 Davis is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Davis, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Davis has an overall cost of living index of 156 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Davis ranks as #5944 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Davis ranks as the #463 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Davis Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Davis California National Average
Overall 156 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 255 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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Davis, 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 Davis California United States
Median Home Value $622,900 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,455 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $66,162 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 9.4x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Davis

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Davis
Sacramento, CA 495,011 119 0.8x
Arden-Arcade, CA 100,548 123 0.8x
Vacaville, CA 97,943 129 0.8x
Woodland, CA 59,044 122 0.8x
West Sacramento, CA 52,826 119 0.8x
Florin, CA 49,132 108 0.7x
Dixon, CA 19,759 125 0.8x
Rio Linda, CA 15,460 113 0.7x
Winters, CA 7,132 121 0.8x
Elverta, CA 5,821 119 0.8x

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