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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 Oceanside, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Oceanside, California is more expensive.

Overall, Oceanside, California cost of living is 146.10.

  COST OF LIVINGOceanside, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  146100
  Grocery  112.1100
  Health  112100
  Housing  223100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  113100
  Miscellaneous  107100


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Driving the Middle and Lower Classes out.
Hello, CA due to the economy and other factors has a plan already in action to upgrade the tourism, increase the cost of living and attract new investors. Good plan... (read more)
Oceanside: The perfect small town near the big cit
Oceanside is a beautiful town, yes right by the ocean. It's the perfect commuter town between Orange County and San Diego. With lots of housing options and lots to do... (read more)
re: Wow!!! - 12/1/2009
ya my sister lives there an her husband is a marine she always goes for walks on the beacha dn sends me pics of it... very beautiful place to... (read more)
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Don't be scared off by the negative reviews.
I have been holding off for a bit until I had spent more time living in Oceanside to comment, but its been almost a year since I bought my house and before that I had... (read more)
DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!!!! First of all the cost of living here is ridiculous a half decent two bedroom apt here is about 1400 a month the transportation here sucks. The... (read more)
1 Year in O' all places, plusses and mi
Background: I grew up/lived for over 30 years in the burbs 30 miles east of L.A.; lived the past 26 years in the burbs of SF East Bay. Relocated to O’side a year ago... (read more)
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