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 193.4

COST OF LIVINGSanta CruzCaliforniaUSA
  193.4149.9100
  111.5105.1100
  98.792.4100
  393.4239.1100
  $1,227,100$684,800$291,700
  93.5102.4100
  110.5133.1100
  104.5103.7100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Santa Cruz    45 Reviews
    The politics run the city down and it shows - 8/31/2021
    I went to college at UCSC. I will never go back.Initially, like any other, I was captivated, and damn near hypnotized by the beautiful redwoods, the fun culture, the... Read More

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    Some love it, others not so much - 11/20/2020
    I lived in the Santa Cruz area for 20 years. UCSC alum. Our kids were born there. There are wonderful things about Santa Cruz, but also many serious problems that we... Read More

    Small Town, Big City - 7/24/2020
    I have been here for four generations! My kids are the fifth. I guess that should tell you how wonderful it is here, at least for us. It's so cool to have world class... Read More


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