Historical Prices in Santa Barbara, CA

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 - - -
2022 29.00 - -
2021 - - -
2020 17.50 100.00 -
2019 - - -
2018 - - -
2017 15.00 75.00 7.50
2016 16.00 60.00 8.25
2015 12.00 52.00 7.86
2014 10.75 55.00 -
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 - - - - -
2022 - - - - -
2021 - - - - 4.69
2020 7.00 8.00 2.75 2.50 5.07
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2016 6.00 7.50 1.75 1.38 4.46
2015 6.00 7.00 2.16 1.57 4.03
2014 4.00 - 1.53 1.33 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 - - - - - -
2022 1.26 - 4.75 - - -
2021 - - - - - -
2020 1.06 4.41 - - - -
2019 - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - -
2016 1.06 2.66 3.68 - - -
2015 - - - - - -
2014 0.96 - - - - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 - - - - - - - -
2022 8.42 - - - - - - -
2021 - 3.34 - - - 3.58 1.86 3.57
2020 - - - - - - - -
2019 - - - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - - - -
2016 4.03 - - - 5.12 - 1.95 -
2015 - - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 - - - - -
2022 - - - - -
2021 - 14.50 - - -
2020 - - - - -
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2016 12.34 10.00 - 9.92 -
2015 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 - - - -
2022 3066.67 2641.67 5700.00 4650.00
2021 2100.00 - - -
2020 2257.14 1900.00 4416.67 3840.00
2019 2003.85 1790.91 3650.00 3270.00
2018 1823.89 1585.00 3783.33 -
2017 1818.75 1478.57 3333.33 3060.00
2016 1877.78 1605.56 3920.00 3466.67
2015 1802.27 1344.44 3200.00 -
2014 1550.00 - 2666.67 -

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 - -
2022 - -
2021 15649.96 -
2020 41433.21 7995.97
2019 7745.65 6574.95
2018 - -
2017 - 6491.56
2016 - 6665.68
2015 - -
2014 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 6591.00
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 5774.07
2018 4017.00
2017 -
2016 -
2015 -
2014 3414.60

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 - 1.24
2022 - 1.50
2021 - 1.10
2020 - 0.92
2019 - 1.00
2018 - 0.96
2017 - 0.80
2016 1.75 0.73
2015 1.75 0.92
2014 1.75 -
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 -
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 -
2018 -
2017 -
2016 -
2015 -
2014 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 6.60
2022 4.79
2021 -
2020 -
2019 -
2018 -
2017 -
2016 -
2015 -
2014 -

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 - - 43.00
2022 155.06 90.23 -
2021 - - -
2020 186.34 95.71 -
2019 184.00 62.50 -
2018 - 58.57 -
2017 - 60.56 -
2016 125.89 67.99 -
2015 - - -
2014 - 52.33 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 - - -
2022 56.00 - -
2021 - - -
2020 63.00 - 13.00
2019 68.57 - 12.00
2018 70.00 - 12.00
2017 - - 10.00
2016 65.00 - 9.88
2015 60.00 - 10.25
2014 - - -

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 - - - -
2022 - - - -
2021 - - - -
2020 46.00 - 74.00 -
2019 55.00 - 83.25 119.29
2018 46.17 - 79.80 -
2017 - - - -
2016 46.67 34.59 89.83 -
2015 - - - -
2014 - - - -
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