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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Carlsbad, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Carlsbad, California is more expensive.

Overall, Carlsbad, California cost of living is 197.60.

  COST OF LIVINGCarlsbad, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  198100
  Grocery  112.1100
  Health  112100
  Housing  383100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  113100
  Miscellaneous  107100
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