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Cost of Living Comparison:
Phoenix, Arizona - San Diego, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Phoenix, Arizona should increase to $83,501 in San Diego, California

Cost of Living IndexesPhoenixSan Diego
Overall99.4166
Food98.6106.8
Housing102.8291.9
Utilities98.4101.1
Transportation101.4112.1
Health95.1110.9
Miscellaneous95.6102.7
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Diego is 67% more expensive than Phoenix.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 183% more expensive in San Diego.

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