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Cost of Living Comparison:
Tacoma, Washington - Santa Barbara, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Tacoma, Washington should increase to $112,489 in Santa Barbara, California

Cost of Living IndexesTacomaSanta Barbara
Overall112.9254
Food100.7101.9
Housing121.5579.1
Utilities102.995
Transportation106.9105.6
Health110.1104.9
Miscellaneous11697
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Santa Barbara is 125% more expensive than Tacoma.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 376% more expensive in Santa Barbara.



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