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Cost of Living Comparison:
San Diego, California - Palo Alto, California

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A salary of $50,000 in San Diego, California should increase to $172,817 in Palo Alto, California

Cost of Living IndexesSan DiegoPalo Alto
Overall178614
Food104111
Housing3331,756
Median Home Cost$622,700$3,284,200
Utilities10390
Transportation134161
Health8594
Miscellaneous106106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Palo Alto is 246% more expensive than San Diego.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 427% more expensive in Palo Alto.

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