• Overview of California county data including demographics, home prices, rent, purchasing power, and crime.
  • California Cost of Living Breakdown: Utilities (energy, water, internet, gas), phone, and subscriptions.
  • California Crime Statistics: Population, Overall Crime Rate, Breakdown by Violent & Non-Violent Crimes
  • Job growth rate, unemployment rate, job openings, average wage, and labor force participation
  • State, local, and combined sales tax rates
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Overview of California

California homes are extremely expensive at $737,677, and your dollar won’t stretch as far ($83.60 value). Property crime is also a concern, with a rate of 23.43 incidents per 1,000 people.

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Compared to the national average, California the difference in median home prices is 112.09% – positive being higher than the national average, negative being lower. The difference in the value of $100 is -19.08% – positive meaning you can buy more with $100, negative meaning less.

Average rent disparity compared to the national average is 57.70% and property crime is 23.87%.

Cost of Living in California

The average monthly cost of living expenses in California including: energy, internet, phone bills and miscellaneous expenses.

Crime in California

Typical crime rates in California including: Crime Rate Per 100k Residents, Violent Crime Per 100k Residents, and Non-Violent Crime Per 100k Residents.

Jobs in California

Key job metrics including: Unemployment Rate, Average Wage, and Labor Force Participation.

Taxes in California

Tax rates including: state, local, and combined sales tax rate.

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