Cost of Living in Eureka, CA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1772
$3958
🛋️ Without rent
$733
$2129
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1039
$1829
🍽️ Food
$550
$1423
🚐 Transport
$48.2
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2747
😀 Quality of life
56
🏙️ Population
27.2K

The average cost of living in Eureka is $1772, which is in the top 22% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2051st out of 9294 in our global list, 1850th out of 2202 in the United States, and 314th out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $2747, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 5694th (TOP 61%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2116th best city to live in the United States, and 308th most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 27.2K, Eureka is the 1645th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 4 km Murray Field
😷 Air quality Excellent 7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 869 Humboldt State University
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Prices in Eureka

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.74
 Cappuccino
$4.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$931
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$855
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1712
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1589
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$84.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2167
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2153
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$297
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4000

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