Santa Barbara, California
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Santa Barbara gives residents a rare chance at great value for costlier living situated somewhere inside California’s Santa Barbara County boasting plenty of features without too heavily impacting pocketbooks. Median housing values come in around the high-$500s and renting usually lands near by approximately half that amount as standard - significantly pricier compared to coastal places like Isla Vista or Goleta located far deeper down south. Grocery stores equally hover just below US figures due largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax amounts out unaltered at 8%.Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Santa Barbara is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Santa Barbara, California is more expensive.
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