Cost of Living in Thousand Oaks, CA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2720
$6064
🛋️ Without rent
$819
$2691
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1900
$3373
🍽️ Food
$597
$1552
🚐 Transport
$71
$196
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5109
😀 Quality of life
71
🏙️ Population
127K

The average cost of living in Thousand Oaks is $2720, which is in the top 0.8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 74th out of 9294 in our global list, 62nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 41st out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $5109, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 1898th (TOP 20%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 402nd best city to live in the United States, and 81st most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 127K, Thousand Oaks is the 233rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Camarillo International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 941 Pepperdine University
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Prices in Thousand Oaks

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$74.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.77
 Cappuccino
$4.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2152
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1623
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3003
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3169
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9257
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5857
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.53
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1258
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13304

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