Cost of living in Sacramento, California, United States

Summary of cost of living in Sacramento, California

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,736
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,590
  • Cost of living in Sacramento, California is more expensive than in 69% of cities in USA (16 out of 48)
  • Cost of living in Sacramento, California is more expensive than in 71% of cities in N. America (18 out of 58)
  • Cost of living in Sacramento, California is more expensive than in 80% of cities in the World (43 out of 206)

List of prices in Sacramento, California, United States. Current as of May 2021.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.87
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.04
12 eggs, large $3.70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.99
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.38
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.78
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.64
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $17
2 liters of coca-cola $2.18
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.51
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,053
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,578
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $192
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,629
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,214
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $120
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $53
40” flat screen tv $336
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $125
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $26
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $47
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $49
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $84
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $103
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,697
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.80
Monthly ticket public transport $93
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $21
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $27
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $115
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.24
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $6
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.33
Tube of toothpaste $2.17
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $50
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $165
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $78
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.02
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $404
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.30
1 month of gym membership in business district $53
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 247 prices entered by 31 different people.
Latest price update: May 07, 2021

Sacramento position in our World Ranking

the world
43rd
out of 206
n. america
18th
out of 58
usa
16th
out of 48

Cheapest and most expensive products in Sacramento compared to other cities:

n. america
4th
usa
3rd

Do you live in Sacramento, California? We need your help!

What is the price of

Prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)

in Sacramento, California?

$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • 2 tickets to the movies in Comodoro Rivadavia costs ARS $700 (20 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in expensive area in São José dos Campos costs R$ 2,500 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Constanţa costs 45 lei (about 3 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Gainesville, Florida costs $10 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Athens costs €1,000 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Furnished accommodation in normal area, monthly rent - 85 m2 in Zaragoza costs €700 (about 5 hours ago)