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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.

San Diego, California cost of living is 166.00.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSan Diego, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  166100
  Grocery  106.8100
  Health  111100
  Housing  292100
  Utilities  101100
  Transportation  112100
  Miscellaneous  103100


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California Sucks

Why the hell would anyone want to move to CA? It's the most hated state in the nation. Crazies, Waaayyyy to many Mexicans, illegal Mexicans, hardworking Mexicans, and... (Read More)



Used to be a decent and livable city until........

A San Diego native here since 1976, and it's a shame how messed up this city has become. It used to be decent and livable up until the beginning of 2000 until every 'out... (Read More)



Let's be serious

First some observations about comments by others: 1) "it's not like it used to be", really? it's changed since you grew up there in the 50's? imagine that. 2) "it's... (Read More)



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