San Jose, California 

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Cost of Living in San Jose, California

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

San Jose cost of living is 215.0

COST OF LIVINGSan JoseCaliforniaUSA
  215149.9100
  113.7105.1100
  107.798.3100
  428.5234.8100
  $1,249,900$684,800$291,700
  96.8102.4100
  151133.1100
  155.8118.7100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for San Jose    89 Reviews
    Declining quality of life… - 10/14/2022
    I lived in San Jose for 40 years. That’s during the most exciting time when the Silicon Valley was booming with real technology and San Jose was ranked as the safest big... Read More

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    HORRIBLE place to live - 10/11/2021
    I've lived in San Jose, CA for 25 years. This city is being over run with crime and gangs. The cost of living is very high. Granted, you are so close to mountains,... Read More

    Great place but expensive - 7/19/2019
    I've lived here since 2000. Overall, it's great. Very diverse, and anything you could want to do is here or within driving distance. The weather is great. Low humidity,... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA
    95123, 95127, 95111, 95112, 95122, 95116, 95125, 95124, 95148, 95136, ... 31 more

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