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Cost of Living Comparison:
Albuquerque, New Mexico - Santa Cruz, California

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A salary of $15,000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico should increase to $32,020 in Santa Cruz, California

Cost of Living IndexesAlbuquerqueSanta Cruz
Overall97208
Food97101
Housing90436
Median Home Cost$167,500$809,500
Utilities10093
Transportation94105
Health96105
Miscellaneous10997
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Santa Cruz is 113% more expensive than Albuquerque.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 383% more expensive in Santa Cruz.

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