San Jose, CA Cost of Living Index

San Jose cost of living index

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index140131100
Goods & Services index103107100
Groceries index119113100
Health care index115108100
Housing index205185100
Transportation index110108100
Utilities index130110100
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 6.4% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Jose is 39.6% 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 Jose, CA is $3.82.
  • The price of gas in San Jose is 5.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in San Jose, CA is $5.93.
  • The price of coffee in San Jose is 18.9% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Jose, CA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Jose is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Fairgrounds, San Jose0.9Cambrian Park, San Jose3.9
Willow Glen, San Jose2.2Blossom Valley, San Jose4
Downtown, San Jose2.6North Valley, San Jose5
Buena Vista, San Jose2.7Evergreen, San Jose5.4
Edenvale-Seven Trees, San Jose3.3Almaden Valley, San Jose5.6
Rose Garden, San Jose3.3West San Jose, San Jose6
Burbank, San Jose3.4North San Jose, San Jose6.5
East San Jose, San Jose3.8Berryessa, San Jose6.8
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityMilesCityMiles
San Jose, CA0Santa Clara, CA6.3
Seven Trees, CA2.2Los Gatos, CA6.8
Buena Vista, CA2.7Monte Sereno, CA7.9
Burbank (Santa Clara), CA3.4Saratoga, CA8.4
Cambrian Park, CA4.6Milpitas, CA9.1
Campbell, CA4.7Cupertino, CA9.3
Alum Rock, CA5.1Sunnyvale, CA9.6
East Foothills, CA6.2Lexington Hills, CA11.8
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