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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
 254178100
 98104100
 8885100
 611333100
 $1,198,900$656,600$219,700
 90103100
 107134100
 103106100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Santa Barbara    45 Reviews
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

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Expensive - 9/11/2014
Very high cost of... Read More

climate great - 7/22/2013
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Reviews for San Diego    300 Reviews
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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Behind the Curtain - 11/30/2018
I have lived in San Diego for over 10 years. My family has resided and built businesses here. Needless to say we are vested in San Diego. But no more! Homeless... Read More

San Diego is beautiful, cost of living is ugly - 10/10/2018
San Diego, CA is beautiful, fun, and the weather is fantastic. The cost of living will KILL you. Average house cost $600,000 for your basic 2bd/ 2bth. Average 1bd... 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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