According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Grass Valley has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, Grass Valley has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in Grass Valley ranks as #4636 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Grass Valley ranks as the #1770 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Grass Valley||California||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Grass Valley||Folsom, CA||77,007||143||1.2x||Rocklin, CA||63,127||136||1.2x||Antelope, CA||47,326||121||1.0x||El Dorado Hills, CA||45,599||159||1.4x||Orangevale, CA||34,757||127||1.1x||Fair Oaks, CA||31,002||134||1.1x||Rosemont, CA||23,617||114||1.0x||Granite Bay, CA||22,439||171||1.5x||La Riviera, CA||10,851||116||1.0x||Gold River, CA||7,523||143||1.2x|