San Diego, CA Cost of Living

San Diego cost of living index

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index144136100
Goods & Services index105107100
Groceries index109117100
Health care index111109100
Housing index219189100
Transportation index124125100
Utilities index122116100
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 5.9% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Diego is 43.6% 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in San Diego, CA is $2.74.
  • The price of gas in San Diego is 23.6% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Diego, CA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Diego is 15.5% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

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 Diego832.6
Midtown, San Diego831.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Little Italy, San Diego830.9
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista8312.5
Kensington, San Diego834.9
University City, San Diego8310.5
Estlake Greens, Chula Vista8312.8
Yosemite Dr, Chula Vista8213
Loma Portal, San Diego824.3
West University Heights, San Diego823.1
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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
Poway, CA8218.6
Granite Hills, CA8116.1
CityScoreMiles
Rancho San Diego, CA8113.3
Santee, CA8113.8
Del Mar, CA8117.9
Fairbanks Ranch, CA8119.4
La Mesa, CA808.8
Alpine, CA8024.4
Chula Vista, CA806.9
Bonita, CA808.3
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