Montebello, California vs. San Jose, California

Cost of Living Comparison

A salary of $50,000 in Montebello, California should increase to $71,145 in San Jose, California (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

- Overall, San Jose, California is more expensive than Montebello, California
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 74% more expensive in San Jose.
Cost of Living IndexesMontebello, CASan Jose, CADifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered151.121542.3% more
Food & Groceries101.9113.711.6% more
Housing (Homeowner)230.4433.988.3% more
Median Home Cost$677,100$1,184,400$507,300 (74.9% more)
Utilities100.296.83.4% less
Transportation1651518.5% less
Health86.7107.724.2% more
Miscellaneous104104.80.8% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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