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Cost of Living Comparison:
Washington, District of Columbia - San Diego, California

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A salary of $98,000 in Washington, District of Columbia should increase to $102,637 in San Diego, California

Cost of Living IndexesWashingtonSan Diego
Overall158.5166
Food110.4106.8
Housing274291.9
Utilities105.8101.1
Transportation106.5112.1
Health100.5110.9
Miscellaneous99.4102.7
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Diego is 5% more expensive than Washington.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 6% more expensive in San Diego.

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