Livermore, CA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Livermore, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Livermore has an overall cost of living index of 174 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Livermore has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Livermore ranks as #6162 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Livermore ranks as the #245 most expensive place in the Golden State.

Livermore Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Livermore California National Average
Overall 174 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 279 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Livermore, 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 Livermore California United States
Median Home Value $692,000 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,909 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $116,942 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.9x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Livermore

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Livermore
Pleasanton, CA 80,847 203 1.2x
Milpitas, CA 77,457 181 1.0x
San Ramon, CA 75,384 201 1.2x
Castro Valley, CA 63,288 171 1.0x
Dublin, CA 59,172 189 1.1x
Newark, CA 46,276 169 1.0x
Danville, CA 44,417 217 1.2x
Mountain House, CA 15,645 152 0.9x
Clayton, CA 11,967 185 1.1x
Fairview, CA 10,299 162 0.9x

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