Cost of Living in Del Mar, California

167%
higher than national avg.
635%
Housing
15%
Utilities
13%
Groceries
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Del Mar, California's cost of living is 167% 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 Del Mar, California by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Del Mar's housing expenses are 635% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 15% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 29% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$2,551,468
Median Rent
$7,993 / month
Energy Bill
$192.64 / month
Phone Bill
$205.35 / month
Gas
$3.36 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Del Mar has grocery prices that are 13% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$3.76
Gallon of Milk
$2.19
Carton of Eggs
$2.04
Bunch of Bananas
$3.79
Hamburger
$4.79
Healthcare
Healthcare in Del Mar is 8% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$119.01
Dentist Visit
$102.24
Optometrist Visit
$111.52
Rx Drug
$474.08
Veterinary Visit
$52.55