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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and San Jose Reverse

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Consumer Prices in San Jose are 22.29% lower than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose are 42.55% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in San Jose are 69.44% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Jose are 40.19% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in San Jose are 18.46% lower than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose is 67.57% lower than in San Diego, CA
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  San Diego, CASan JoseDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(8,508.68 ₡)
7.05 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -52.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 $
(29,780.37 ₡)
35.29 $
(20,019.54 ₡)
     -32.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(3,970.72 ₡)
7.05 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     +0.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(3,403.47 ₡)
2.64 $
(1,500.00 ₡)
     -55.93 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(3,970.72 ₡)
4.41 $
(2,500.00 ₡)
     -37.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 $
(2,257.35 ₡)
2.45 $
(1,390.89 ₡)
     -38.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(1,033.72 ₡)
1.63 $
(926.47 ₡)
     -10.38 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.48 $
(839.52 ₡)
1.32 $
(747.50 ₡)
     -10.96 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.17 $
(1,800.44 ₡)
5.34 $
(3,026.63 ₡)
     +68.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(1,513.33 ₡)
1.72 $
(973.18 ₡)
     -35.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.38 $
(784.80 ₡)
0.92 $
(521.63 ₡)
     -33.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.75 $
(1,561.14 ₡)
2.68 $
(1,519.02 ₡)
     -2.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.47 $
(3,104.86 ₡)
2.81 $
(1,592.44 ₡)
     -48.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.96 $
(2,243.86 ₡)
3.72 $
(2,111.06 ₡)
     -5.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.71 $
(3,237.76 ₡)
4.63 $
(2,625.69 ₡)
     -18.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 $
(918.18 ₡)
2.25 $
(1,274.89 ₡)
     +38.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 $
(457.09 ₡)
0.56 $
(317.27 ₡)
     -30.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 $
(558.98 ₡)
1.22 $
(693.43 ₡)
     +24.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 $
(928.26 ₡)
1.26 $
(712.57 ₡)
     -23.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 $
(738.12 ₡)
0.91 $
(514.09 ₡)
     -30.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $
(604.33 ₡)
0.91 $
(517.72 ₡)
     -14.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 $
(919.69 ₡)
0.83 $
(473.50 ₡)
     -48.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $
(1,253.61 ₡)
1.97 $
(1,116.67 ₡)
     -10.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(6,806.94 ₡)
10.58 $
(6,000.00 ₡)
     -11.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $
(1,180.82 ₡)
1.71 $
(971.08 ₡)
     -17.76 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.25 $
(2,977.09 ₡)
2.95 $
(1,672.69 ₡)
     -43.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.75 $
(3,828.90 ₡)
3.35 $
(1,900.00 ₡)
     -50.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(1,418.11 ₡)
0.71 $
(400.00 ₡)
     -71.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(40,841.64 ₡)
44.95 $
(25,500.00 ₡)
     -37.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 $
(1,642.17 ₡)
1.14 $
(645.00 ₡)
     -60.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1,701.74 ₡)
1.99 $
(1,126.54 ₡)
     -33.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(14,181.13 ₡)
8.81 $
(5,000.00 ₡)
     -64.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.97 $
(1,687.52 ₡)
4.04 $
(2,293.49 ₡)
     +35.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $
(12,763,013.83 ₡)
21,780.71 $
(12,355,000.00 ₡)
     -3.20 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,701.27 $
(11,175,446.17 ₡)
26,008.13 $
(14,752,982.57 ₡)
     +32.01 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.81 $
(63,425.43 ₡)
60.89 $
(34,541.36 ₡)
     -45.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(56.72 ₡)
0.07 $
(37.24 ₡)
     -34.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.37 $
(34,812.62 ₡)
51.01 $
(28,934.86 ₡)
     -16.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.68 $
(20,237.13 ₡)
54.15 $
(30,714.29 ₡)
     +51.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.82 $
(12,943.50 ₡)
20.04 $
(11,368.18 ₡)
     -12.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(7,374.19 ₡)
6.17 $
(3,500.00 ₡)
     -52.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 946.67 $
(536,991.99 ₡)
387.62 $
(219,877.25 ₡)
     -59.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,600.00 $
(8,849,022.92 ₡)
7,149.09 $
(4,055,283.67 ₡)
     -54.17 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.71 $
(24,793.73 ₡)
72.67 $
(41,223.74 ₡)
     +66.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $
(22,689.49 ₡)
57.42 $
(32,571.43 ₡)
     +43.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.42 $
(43,351.10 ₡)
109.44 $
(62,081.21 ₡)
     +43.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.25 $
(52,328.07 ₡)
100.14 $
(56,806.20 ₡)
     +8.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,823.00 $
(1,034,087.74 ₡)
553.04 $
(313,707.16 ₡)
     -69.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,387.50 $
(787,052.52 ₡)
420.85 $
(238,722.97 ₡)
     -69.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,048.33 $
(1,729,152.02 ₡)
970.20 $
(550,342.68 ₡)
     -68.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,502.91 $
(1,419,764.33 ₡)
758.89 $
(430,479.21 ₡)
     -69.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 477.21 $
(270,695.93 ₡)
146.95 $
(83,357.61 ₡)
     -69.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 304.52 $
(172,739.34 ₡)
103.06 $
(58,461.23 ₡)
     -66.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,457.88 $
(2,528,710.40 ₡)
830.60 $
(471,153.85 ₡)
     -81.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 4.07 9.73      +138.78 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:252116
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD