Vista, CA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
137
Vista's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
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 Vista is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Vista, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Vista has an overall cost of living index of 137 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Vista ranks as #5497 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Vista ranks as the #910 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Vista Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Vista California National Average
Overall 137 140 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 110 113 100
Housing 191 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 119 118 100
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Vista Cost of Living Vs. CA

Vista, 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.

$452,000
Median Home Value
$1,553
Median Rent
$65,696
Median Income
Statistic Vista California United States
Median Home Value $452,000 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,553 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $65,696 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.9x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.24x 0.2x

Vista SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Vista

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Vista
Oceanside, CA 175,389 137 1.0x
Escondido, CA 151,115 134 1.0x
Carlsbad, CA 113,670 174 1.3x
San Marcos, CA 94,709 141 1.0x
Encinitas, CA 62,713 190 1.4x
Poway, CA 49,842 160 1.2x
Fallbrook, CA 33,021 139 1.0x
Solana Beach, CA 13,370 217 1.6x
Camp Pendleton South, CA 11,459 147 1.1x
Valley Center, CA 9,059 146 1.1x

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