San Diego, CA Cost of Living

San Diego cost of living index

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index140133100
Goods & Services index104106100
Groceries index105114100
Health care index109110100
Housing index219189100
Transportation index112111100
Utilities index108114100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in San Diego is 4.9% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Diego is 39.9% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

San Diego cost of living comparison

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in San Diego, CA is $3.65.
  • The price of gas in San Diego is 11.1% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in San Diego, CA is $5.16.
  • The price of coffee in San Diego is 18.2% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Diego, CA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Diego is 13.9% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

California average prices compared to national average

The average prices for San Diego, CA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around San Diego, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
La Jolla, San Diego8610.1
Roseville, San Diego854.1
Marina, San Diego850.6
Columbia, San Diego850.6
Pacific Beach, San Diego847.7
Ocean Beach, San Diego845.3
Old Town, San Diego842.6
Midtown, San Diego831.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Little Italy, San Diego830.9
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista8312.5
Kensington, San Diego834.9
Estlake Greens, Chula Vista8312.8
University City, San Diego8310.5
Yosemite Dr, Chula Vista8313
West University Heights, San Diego823.1
Loma Portal, San Diego824.3
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Cities near San Diego, CA

CityScoreMiles
Rancho Santa Fe, CA8521.2
Coronado, CA852.4
Encinitas, CA8323.5
Carlsbad, CA8332.5
Solana Beach, CA8320.1
Fairbanks Ranch, CA8319.4
Poway, CA8318.6
CityScoreMiles
Granite Hills, CA8116.1
Santee, CA8113.8
Rancho San Diego, CA8113.3
Del Mar, CA8117.9
La Mesa, CA808.8
Alpine, CA8024.4
Chula Vista, CA806.9
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA8011
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