San Diego, California 

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Cost of Living in San Diego, California

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means San Diego is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means San Diego, California is more expensive.

San Diego cost of living is 166.0

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGSan DiegoCaliforniaUSA
  Overall166152100
  Grocery106.8113.9100
  Health111108100
  Housing292242100
  Median Home Cost$622,700$548,100$216,200
  Utilities101110100
  Transportation112111100
  Miscellaneous103107100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for San Diego    297 Reviews
    San Diego: America’s Finest Underwhelming City - 9/16/2018
    Overrated city that settles for mediocrity. Junior varsity restaurants, nightlife, airport, people, shopping, and pro sports town. Completely unsophisticated city... Read More

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    Weather Is Best Everything Else Horrible - 7/24/2018
    Mike of Santee review is spot on. I’ve lived here my entire life and just sold our house in Carmel Valley and I’m counting the days before I get out of here. I’ve hated... Read More

    Used to be nice - 6/8/2018
    I've lived here fo 40 years. It used to have a small town feel. We were proud we werent like LA. Not any more. I dont know who estimated the commute times but my 15 mile... Read More


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