Willows, CA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Willows, CA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Willows has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only California, Willows has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than California's index of 140.

The standard of living in Willows ranks as #3965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in California. By definition, that implies Willows ranks as the #2441 most expensive place in the Golden State.

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Willows Cost Of Living Vs. California

Living Expense Willows California National Average
Overall 108 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 96 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100
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Willows, 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 Willows California United States
Median Home Value $214,100 $475,900 $204,900
Median Rent $758 $1,429 $1,023
Median Income $44,275 $71,228 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.8x 6.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.24x 0.2x

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Chico, CA 91,998 119 1.1x
Paradise, CA 26,543 111 1.0x
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Orland, CA 7,541 109 1.0x
Plumas Lake, CA 7,367 122 1.1x
Gridley, CA 6,585 105 1.0x
Colusa, CA 5,902 109 1.0x
Durham, CA 5,863 133 1.2x
Palermo, CA 5,544 108 1.0x
Spring Valley, IL 5,282 88 0.8x

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