South Whittier, CA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
South Whittier'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 South Whittier is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Whittier, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Whittier has an overall cost of living index of 134 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, South Whittier has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in South Whittier ranks as #5410 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies South Whittier ranks as the #996 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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South Whittier Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense South Whittier California National Average
Overall 134 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 189 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100
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South Whittier Cost of Living Vs. CA

South Whittier, 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 South Whittier California United States
Median Home Value $453,900 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,464 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $67,923 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.7x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Whittier

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Whittier
Norwalk, CA 105,886 131 1.0x
Whittier, CA 86,523 141 1.1x
Lakewood, CA 80,771 143 1.1x
Pico Rivera, CA 63,432 131 1.0x
La Habra, CA 61,910 140 1.0x
Cerritos, CA 50,172 169 1.3x
La Mirada, CA 48,974 144 1.1x
Cypress, CA 48,955 155 1.2x
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA 27,144 133 1.0x
North Tustin, CA 24,736 189 1.4x

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