How High Are Santa Monicans’ Monthly Bills Compared to the Rest of the U.S.?

Living in one of the more prominent U.S. cities, it’s no surprise that Santa Monicans pay more on expenses than an average U.S. citizen. A new report shows just how much local residents pay on monthly bills and how much of their household income is sacrificed compared with those in other U.S. residents.

In a recent report by Doxo Insights, which compared the percentage spent of household income on bills by residents in all 50 states, Californianans spend an average of 40% of their income on household bills with those in Santa Monica paying the same average. That’s compared with the U.S. average of 35%.

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