Summary

Cost of living in Los Angeles, CA is 6% more expensive than Irvine, CA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,373
$3,601
Cost of Living
$5,055
$4,356
Average Salary
$2,669
$2,877
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$2,053.57
$2,213.31
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,867.36
$1,685.98
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,320.93
$4,311.8
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,889.07
$3,129.34

Salaries And Financing

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$5,055.83
$4,356.18
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.17
%4.36

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$127.11
$141.68
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0
$0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$71.3
$62.92

Markets

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.98
$1
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.79
$3.34
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.31
$3.17
Local Cheese (1kg)
$19.47
$11.18
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.8
$1.98
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$13.5
$11.67
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.91
$1.97
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4
$2.3
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.33
$9
Apples (1kg)
$4.22
$4.4
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.32
$10.72
Oranges (1kg)
$1.72
$4.02
Potato (1kg)
$1.71
$3.39
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.78
$1.46
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.51
$4.14
Tomato (1kg)
$3.33
$4.12
Banana (1kg)
$2.24
$2.55
Onion (1kg)
$1.52
$2.59
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.32
$15.14

Transportation

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2
$1.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$105
$103.33
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.99
$1.01
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,640.83
$22,792.5
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.78
$3.7
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1
$2.2
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$50
$31.06
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,118.28
$21,369.49

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$48.89
$49.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$32.5
$34.64
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$80.73
$79.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$120.67
$110.85

Restaurants

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.67
$17.17
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$63.33
$66.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.17
$7.92
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6
$5.84
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$7.5
$7.33
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.14
$2.33
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.56
$1.83
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.44
$4.38

Sports And Leisure

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$37.33
$45
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$32.22
$12.73
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.67
$15

Childcare

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,238.89
$1,134.72
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$14,533.33
$20,731.71

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$5,434.92
$7,435.18
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,786.72
$5,217.36