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Cost of Living Comparison:
Santa Barbara, California - San Jose, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Santa Barbara, California could decrease to $43,740 in San Jose, California

Cost of Living IndexesSanta BarbaraSan Jose
Overall254222
Food102120
Housing579455
Median Home Cost$1,075,900$844,700
Utilities95128
Transportation106112
Health105114
Miscellaneous97105
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

San Jose is 13% cheaper than Santa Barbara.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 21% cheaper in San Jose.

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