What It Actually Costs to Live in America’s Most Expensive Cities

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20. Boulder, CO
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,465
> Monthly median family income (all types): $9,032
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,793
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,084
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $309
> Monthly median individual income: $3,019

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19. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,034
> Monthly median family income (all types): $6,886
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,986
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,104
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $283
> Monthly median individual income: $2,517

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18. Burlington-South Burlington, VT
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,807
> Monthly median family income (all types): $7,039
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,705
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $912
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $308
> Monthly median individual income: $2,782

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17. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,987
> Monthly median family income (all types): $8,943
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,757
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,139
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $301
> Monthly median individual income: $3,738

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16. Napa, CA
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,565
> Monthly median family income (all types): $8,569
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,947
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,005
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $340
> Monthly median individual income: $3,231