San Jose, CA Cost of Living Index

San Jose cost of living index

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index134127100
Goods & Services index107106100
Groceries index121114100
Health care index116110100
Housing index181177100
Transportation index111111100
Utilities index126114100
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 Jose is 5.2% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Jose is 33.8% 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in San Jose, CA is $3.60.
  • The price of gas in San Jose is 9.9% 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 Jose, CA is $6.26.
  • The price of coffee in San Jose is 32.6% 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 Jose, CA is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Jose is 8.9% higher 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 Jose, 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 Jose, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto9113.4
Fair Meadow, Palo Alto9013.6
Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto9012.8
Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto8915
Midtown, Palo Alto8814.3
Triple El, Palo Alto8814.8
Green Acres, Palo Alto8713.7
East Industrial, Fremont8710.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cameron Hills, Fremont8613
Almaden Valley, San Jose868.2
Willow Glen, San Jose863
West San Jose, San Jose865.8
Cambrian Park, San Jose865.5
Rose Garden, San Jose852.2
Blacow, Fremont8413.1
Warm Springs, Fremont849.7
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityScoreMiles
Monte Sereno, CA898.9
Sereno del Mar, CA899.2
San Carlos, CA8823.2
Camino Tassajara, CA8831.8
Los Altos, CA8812.4
Belmont, CA8824.3
Cupertino, CA887.6
San Ramon, CA8830.8
CityScoreMiles
Pleasanton, CA8822.3
Foster City, CA8725.6
Rossmoor, CA8738.1
Palo Alto, CA8715.3
Atherton, CA8718.6
Ladera, CA8717.1
Piedmont, CA8738.2
Saratoga, CA878.8
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