Cost of Living in Compton, California

28%
higher than nat'l average
62%
Housing
8%
Utilities
12%
Groceries
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Compton, California's cost of living is 28% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in Compton, California by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Compton's housing expenses are 62% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 8% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 31% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$560,743
Median Rent
$1,757 / month
Energy Bill
$180.74 / month
Phone Bill
$192.66 / month
Gas
$3.42 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Compton has grocery prices that are 12% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$3.73
Gallon of Milk
$2.17
Carton of Eggs
$2.03
Bunch of Bananas
$3.77
Hamburger
$4.75
Healthcare
Healthcare in Compton is 10% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$121.67
Dentist Visit
$104.53
Optometrist Visit
$114.01
Rx Drug
$484.66
Veterinary Visit
$54.97