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Santa Barbara, CA vs San Diego, CA

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San Diego is 30.1% less expensive than Santa Barbara.
San Diego housing costs are 45.5% less expensive than Santa Barbara housing costs.
Health related expenses are 2.5% less in San Diego.

Cost of Living
 Santa Barbara, CASan Diego, CAUnited States
 254.1177.5100
 98.1103.7100
 87.685.4100
 611.0333.0100
 $1,198,900$656,600$219,700
 90.2102.8100
 106.7134.0100
 102.5105.6100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Santa Barbara    47 Reviews
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

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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

A Nice City, But . . . - 5/11/2017
It's a beautiful town with stellar ocean views, a laid-back vibe and a climate that can't beat. Small wonder they call this the "American Riviera." So what's not to... Read More

Reviews for San Diego    302 Reviews
The Chargers left so should you - 4/25/2019
I have lived in San Diego my entire life and am now at 30 years old. Growing up, it was incredible... weeknight evenings spent on the beach with my family, small town... Read More

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Please Don't Mive Here, We're Full - 3/24/2019
I'm a native of San Diego and really sad to see how decrepit our beautiful city has become. The roads are a disaster. House prices are out of this world. Can't drive... Read More

Used to be great... - 2/1/2019
Born and raised there for 30 years and cant even go back. Used to be a beautiful city but now just a trashy extension of LA. Sure there are nice places on the coast but... Read More

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ZIPS IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
93101 93105 93103 93110 93109
ZIPS IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total

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