Cost of Living in South El Monte, California

32%
higher than nat'l average
78%
Housing
8%
Utilities
12%
Groceries
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South El Monte, California's cost of living is 32% 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 South El Monte, California by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
South El Monte's housing expenses are 78% 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
$616,406
Median Rent
$1,931 / month
Energy Bill
$180.74 / month
Phone Bill
$192.66 / month
Gas
$3.42 / gallon
Food & Grocery
South El Monte 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 South El Monte 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