Santa Cruz, California 

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Cost of Living in Santa Cruz, California

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

Santa Cruz cost of living is 207.7

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

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COST OF LIVINGSanta CruzCaliforniaUSA
  Overall208152100
  Grocery101.1113.9100
  Health105108100
  Housing436242100
  Median Home Cost$917,100$548,100$216,200
  Utilities93110100
  Transportation105111100
  Miscellaneous97107100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Santa Cruz    41 Reviews
    Stay away from Santa Cruz. - 5/29/2018
    There are so many other beautiful places in California to visit - so go to those places. As a California native I lived in many places in California. I moved into Santa... Read More

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    Beware of Santa Cruz - 5/29/2018
    There are so many other beautiful places in California to visit - so go to those places. As a California native I lived in many places in California. I moved into Santa... Read More

    Santa Cruz- paradise on earth - 1/7/2016
    I have spent my entire life working toward living in Santa Cruz County and in 2005 finally made it. While there are people living here and all of the commensurate social... Read More


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