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

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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.

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