Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing Raleigh to San Jose

Cost of Living Comparison:
Raleigh, North Carolina - San Jose, California

Change Cities or Salary

A salary of $105,000 in Raleigh, North Carolina should increase to $228,511 in San Jose, California

Cost of Living IndexesRaleighSan Jose
Overall102.1222.2
Food101.6120.4
Housing110.2454.6
Utilities105.6127.5
Transportation98.4111.9
Health97.9114.2
Miscellaneous94.5104.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Jose is 118% more expensive than Raleigh.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 312% more expensive in San Jose.

Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
Laurel, MarylandYoung Harris, GeorgiaCompare
Bloomfield, IndianaSanta Monica, CaliforniaCompare
Richmond, VirginiaWilliamsburg, VirginiaCompare
Grapevine, TexasHartford, ConnecticutCompare
Bozeman, MontanaForks, WashingtonCompare
Vero Beach, FloridaCarlsbad, CaliforniaCompare
Bloomington, IllinoisSomerville, MassachusettsCompare
Inez, KentuckyColumbus, OhioCompare
Glendale, ArizonaLos Angeles, CaliforniaCompare
Cleveland, OhioMorgantown, West VirginiaCompare
Shreveport, LouisianaNew Orleans, LouisianaCompare
Midland, TexasSan Antonio, TexasCompare
Cheyenne, WyomingScottsdale, ArizonaCompare
Brookline, MassachusettsWoburn, MassachusettsCompare
Fremont, CaliforniaMerced, CaliforniaCompare
Albuquerque, New MexicoSanta Ana, CaliforniaCompare
South Orange Village, New JerseyNational City, CaliforniaCompare
Alexandria, LouisianaAlbuquerque, New MexicoCompare
Lakewood, ColoradoAppleton, WisconsinCompare
La Crosse, WisconsinGrafton, WisconsinCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Raleigh with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in San Jose with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island