Cost of Living in Long Beach, CA

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2226
$5063
🛋️ Without rent
$756
$2374
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1470
$2689
🍽️ Food
$525
$1359
🚐 Transport
$111
$288
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4186
🏙️ Population
462K

The average cost of living in Long Beach is $2226, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 245th out of 9294 in our global list, 171st out of 2202 in the United States, and 83rd out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $4186, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 148th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 50th best city to live in the United States, and 5th most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 462K, Long Beach is the 42nd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmLong Beach Airport (Daugherty Field)
😷 Air qualityModerate15.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank617California State University - Long Beach
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Prices in Long Beach

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.98
☕ Cappuccino
$4.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.01

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1710
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1253
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2857
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2449
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8275
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7142

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$81.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.78
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$79.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$707
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15463

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