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San Antonio, TX vs Santa Barbara, CA

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Santa Barbara is 149.1% more expensive than San Antonio.
Santa Barbara housing costs are 561.8% more expensive than San Antonio housing costs.
Health related expenses are 3.0% more in Santa Barbara.

Cost of Living
 San Antonio, TXSanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 89.7223.4100
 91.4113.8100
 93.396.1100
 75.9502.3100
 $175,400$1,161,300$231,200
 94.990.2100
 99.397.0100
 96.3102.5100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for San Antonio    234 Reviews
It's ok. And that's about it - 7/18/2019
Lived here fro 11 years. It's ok. The crime rate is ridiculously low for such a large metro area (You need to research NCIC stats and not rely on pissed off people... Read More

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The city needs to fix this problem - 6/24/2019
It's a nice place, but seriously I can't even eat my food without homeless coming up to me 2ithout asking for money, and I can't even walk around without seeing people... Read More

Pretty racist place - 4/18/2019
I've lived here for most if my life, and the Hispanic populous is pretty racist towards blacks. Why? I have no idea, but they have a saying they tell their kids. "You... Read More

Reviews for Santa Barbara    48 Reviews
Still nice but was nicer in the past. - 8/26/2019
Moved here in 1988 for college and never left. Highway 101 still had a stop light at State Street and was just 2 lanes both ways with a grassy median. Every year since... Read More

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Except for the price, it's awesome. - 5/20/2019
I've lived in the city since coming her for university in 1980 (and my wife has been here since her early childhood ... 1967). We love it. There has been change, both... Read More

Beware! - 4/4/2019
Things have changed A LOT in SB So much pretension! Phony wannabes (some with, most without, money) prancing around like they own this town. Traffic is horrible, crime... Read More

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ZIPS IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
78245, 78228, 78250, 78251, 78240, 78249, 78254, 78223, 78207, 78247, 57 total
ZIPS IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
93101 93105 93103 93110 93109

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