Cost of Living in Redwood City, California

91%
higher than national avg.
242%
Housing
32%
Utilities
31%
Groceries
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Redwood City, California's cost of living is 91% 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 Redwood City, California by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Redwood City's housing expenses are 242% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 32% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 38% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$1,544,145
Median Rent
$4,695 / month
Energy Bill
$234.11 / month
Phone Bill
$251.85 / month
Gas
$4.70 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Redwood City has grocery prices that are 31% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$5.09
Gallon of Milk
$3.19
Carton of Eggs
$2.95
Bunch of Bananas
$4.41
Hamburger
$6.73
Healthcare
Healthcare in Redwood City is 31% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$163.63
Dentist Visit
$141.18
Optometrist Visit
$154.13
Rx Drug
$602.90
Veterinary Visit
$73.79