San Diego, CA Cost of Living Index

San Diego cost of living index

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index119127100
Goods & Services index104106100
Groceries index105114100
Health care index109110100
Housing index148177100
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 6.5% less than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Diego is 18.8% 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 Diego8910.1
Roseville, San Diego874.1
Marina, San Diego870.6
Columbia, San Diego870.6
Pacific Beach, San Diego877.7
Old Town, San Diego862.6
Little Italy, San Diego860.9
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista8612.5
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Kensington, San Diego864.9
Ocean Beach, San Diego865.3
Yosemite Dr, Chula Vista8613
Estlake Greens, Chula Vista8512.8
University City, San Diego8510.5
Bonita Long Canyon, Chula Vista8510.2
Del Cerro, San Diego857.3
Loma Portal, San Diego854.3
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Cities near San Diego, CA

CityScoreMiles
Coronado, CA862.4
Poway, CA8518.6
Solana Beach, CA8520.1
Rancho Santa Fe, CA8521.2
Encinitas, CA8423.5
Santee, CA8413.8
Fairbanks Ranch, CA8419.4
Granite Hills, CA8316.1
CityScoreMiles
La Mesa, CA828.8
San Marcos, CA8129.5
Carlsbad, CA8132.5
Jamul, CA8116.6
San Pasqual, CA8127.2
Julian, CA8141
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA8111
Bonita, CA808.3
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