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Cost of Living Comparison:
Sacramento, California - San Jose, California

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A salary of $60,000 in Sacramento, California should increase to $110,182 in San Jose, California

Cost of Living IndexesSacramentoSan Jose
Overall121222.2
Food111.8120.4
Housing149.2454.6
Utilities113.9127.5
Transportation108.1111.9
Health108.2114.2
Miscellaneous103.3104.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Jose is 84% more expensive than Sacramento.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 204% more expensive in San Jose.

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