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

San Mateo, California cost of living is 269.40.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSan Mateo, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  269100
  Grocery  118.5100
  Health  111100
  Housing  606100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  107100
  Miscellaneous  112100

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A comfortable place

San Mateo has a diverse mix of people, a pleasant climate, a very pleasant downtown park with lots going on, and pretty much whatever you need handy. It's not far to... (Read More)



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I love this town!

I have lived in San Mateo for approximately 25 years. I have watched the different neighbors grow and expand during all this time. Currently, our small city is very... (Read More)



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