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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boise, Idaho - Fresno, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Boise, Idaho should increase to $51,949 in Fresno, California

Cost of Living IndexesBoiseFresno
Overall102.6106.6
Food95105
Housing108.8105.2
Utilities94121.4
Transportation103.2111.3
Health102.5104.8
Miscellaneous100.5103.6
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Fresno is 4% more expensive than Boise.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 29% more expensive in Fresno.

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