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

Overall, San Diego, California cost of living is 163.70.

  COST OF LIVINGSan Diego, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  164100
  Grocery  112.1100
  Health  112100
  Housing  278100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  113100
  Miscellaneous  107100


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The view, in San Diego, is always wonderful. The weather is about as good as it gets, unless you're uncomfortable with a bit of humidity around July, August. As I'm... (read more)
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re: Not worth it - 6/10/2016
Hello Elizabeth, thanks for all the information. You about covered everything! I too feel the same way as you and that's why I moved away from the San Francisco area. I... (read more)
re: Not worth it - 6/10/2016
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We moved here from Austin, TX with high hopes last summer. I sold my house which I did quite well on in Austin (well enough to start a new business), but, not well... (read more)
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