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Cost of Living Comparison:
La Mesa, California - Santa Barbara, California

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A salary of $112,000 in La Mesa, California should increase to $183,417 in Santa Barbara, California

Cost of Living IndexesLa MesaSanta Barbara
Overall155254
Food107102
Housing258579
Median Home Cost$566,000$1,142,700
Utilities10195
Transportation112106
Health111105
Miscellaneous10397
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Santa Barbara is 64% more expensive than La Mesa.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 101% more expensive in Santa Barbara.

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