Pleasant Hill, CA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Pleasant Hill, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pleasant Hill has an overall cost of living index of 173 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Pleasant Hill ranks as #6155 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Pleasant Hill ranks as the #251 most expensive place in the Golden State.

Pleasant Hill Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Pleasant Hill California National Average
Overall 173 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 276 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100
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Pleasant Hill, 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 Pleasant Hill California United States
Median Home Value $680,500 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,946 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $110,137 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.2x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pleasant Hill

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pleasant Hill
Concord, CA 128,758 151 0.9x
Mountain View, CA 80,993 219 1.3x
San Ramon, CA 75,384 201 1.2x
Walnut Creek, CA 69,007 180 1.0x
Dublin, CA 59,172 189 1.1x
Danville, CA 44,417 217 1.3x
Martinez, CA 38,117 157 0.9x
Lafayette, CA 26,060 235 1.4x
San Lorenzo, CA 25,388 152 0.9x
Hercules, CA 25,343 154 0.9x

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