Los Angeles is one of the most expensive cities to live in in the United States. This is partly due to high taxes imposed on residents and businesses. The city has a sales tax of 9.5%, which is among the highest in the country. We discover the best of the city and put it all in one email for you.
The California cities surveyed for being more expensive than Los Angeles were Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Oakland and Irvine. But compared to other cities in California, such as Oakland or San Francisco, Los Angeles is actually less expensive.