According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sierra Madre has an overall cost of living index of 191 which is 1.9x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only California, Sierra Madre has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than California's index of 140.
The standard of living in Sierra Madre ranks as #6277 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Sierra Madre ranks as the #129 most expensive place in the Golden State.
|Living Expense||Sierra Madre||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. Sierra Madre|
|Diamond Bar, CA||56,434||163||0.9x|
|La Mirada, CA||48,974||144||0.8x|
|La Verne, CA||32,358||148||0.8x|
|West Puente Valley, CA||23,629||131||0.7x|
|East San Gabriel, CA||15,932||167||0.9x|