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San Diego, CA vs Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles is 8.2% more expensive than San Diego.
Los Angeles housing costs are 6.8% more expensive than San Diego housing costs.
Health related expenses are 0.4% more in Los Angeles.


Cost of Living
 San Diego, CALos Angeles, CAUnited States
 160.1173.3100
 109.7104.1100
 89.089.4100
 279.1298.2100
 $645,300$689,500$231,200
 102.893.7100
 120.2165.3100
 105.6104.5100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for San Diego    312 Reviews
San Diego, the America's Finest City - 6/17/2021
San Diego, CA (the SoCal area) is undoubtedly the "America's Finest City." I've lived in the city since 1979, worked and retired in the Navy and the federal government... Read More

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The Best Unlivable City - 5/11/2021
I'm third generation San Diegan. Luckily my grandparents amassed enough wealth to pass down and keep the family going. Collectively we own 6 houses here. Five of which... Read More

Good for young, health conscious people - 4/21/2021
San Diego is a great city for some people. It's a great city for young, active people. It's a good city for people who love the ocean. It's a great city for health... Read More

Reviews for Los Angeles    238 Reviews
Great culture, weather, and food, at big costs. - 4/4/2021
Pros: Great culture, food, museums, theater, art, weather, and lots of different ethnic areas if you're willing to drive/sit in traffic to get there. Cons: Insanely... Read More

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Great Place To Stay - 3/14/2021
It's a great place to stay and never leave.... Read More

An amusement park to visit, not a home. - 3/6/2021
I’ve lived in the County for 7 years. Long Beach 3.5 years and Sherman Oaks 3.5 years. Now I’m ready to go! (1) Covid sadly seemed to make homelessness and crime... Read More

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ZIPS IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total
ZIPS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
90011, 91331, 91342, 90044, 91335, 91402, 90003, 90026, 90019, 91343, 108 total

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