According to reviews on BestPlaces, the overall cost of living here is slightly higher than the California average. For example, if you look at the median home prices, you'll spot a slight difference between them. The median home price in this city is about $600,000, and the median price in California is approximately $550,000. If you're planning to rent an apartment, you can find a studio for approximately $1,500 in this area and a two-bedroom apartment for about $2,200.
If you compare these prices to national median values, you'll see more significant differences. The national median home value is about $200,000, and the rent prices are $1,000 on average. The other cost of living differences applies to slightly more expensive groceries, health care, and miscellaneous expenses. In contrast, transportation costs are about 5% lower here than in the State of California. On the other hand, the median household income in this area is approximately $90,000, which is about $30,000 more than the national median household income.