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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Oakland, California cost of living is 179.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGOakland, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  179100
  Grocery  118.4100
  Health  112100
  Housing  326100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  110100

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  12/4/2014
Best Weather in The U.S. says PG&E

Years ago, I read in the PG&E newsletter included with the electric bill that Oakland has the least heating days and least air conditioning days of any city of it's size... (Read More)

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  4/22/2014
The New Face of Oakland

Oakland is rapidly changing from a working class city to one filled with tech refugees from the high priced San Francisco. The good news is we have more restaurants,... (Read More)

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  4/11/2014
Unsustainable cost of living

We are looking to move out of the San Francisco Bay Area, simply because we can't afford it. We would need to make a combined income of approximately $400,000 in order... (Read More)

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