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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 21.56% lower than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose are 41.81% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in San Jose are 68.87% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Jose are 39.74% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in San Jose are 18.79% lower than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose is 65.72% lower than in San Diego, CA
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  San Diego, CASan JoseDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(8,498.40 ₡)
7.41 $
(4,200.00 ₡)
     -50.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(33,993.60 ₡)
38.83 $
(22,000.00 ₡)
     -35.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $
(4,249.20 ₡)
7.06 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -5.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(3,399.36 ₡)
2.65 $
(1,500.00 ₡)
     -55.87 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(3,965.92 ₡)
4.41 $
(2,500.00 ₡)
     -36.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.10 $
(2,322.63 ₡)
2.52 $
(1,426.67 ₡)
     -38.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(1,082.80 ₡)
1.58 $
(896.88 ₡)
     -17.17 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $
(942.55 ₡)
1.34 $
(761.76 ₡)
     -19.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.30 $
(1,867.98 ₡)
5.34 $
(3,026.63 ₡)
     +62.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(1,510.83 ₡)
1.72 $
(971.78 ₡)
     -35.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 $
(866.46 ₡)
0.92 $
(521.63 ₡)
     -39.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 $
(1,596.94 ₡)
2.68 $
(1,516.67 ₡)
     -5.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.63 $
(3,187.07 ₡)
2.81 $
(1,592.35 ₡)
     -50.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.08 $
(2,309.68 ₡)
3.72 $
(2,109.10 ₡)
     -8.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $
(3,326.18 ₡)
4.63 $
(2,620.50 ₡)
     -21.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 $
(916.93 ₡)
2.25 $
(1,273.05 ₡)
     +38.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(429.35 ₡)
0.57 $
(321.70 ₡)
     -25.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 $
(581.23 ₡)
1.26 $
(714.75 ₡)
     +22.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 $
(946.49 ₡)
1.26 $
(711.95 ₡)
     -24.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(683.92 ₡)
0.88 $
(500.21 ₡)
     -26.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $
(603.95 ₡)
0.90 $
(507.97 ₡)
     -15.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(903.26 ₡)
0.82 $
(466.43 ₡)
     -48.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(1,239.82 ₡)
1.97 $
(1,116.67 ₡)
     -9.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(7,359.61 ₡)
10.59 $
(6,000.00 ₡)
     -18.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $
(1,225.66 ₡)
1.71 $
(970.24 ₡)
     -20.84 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.57 $
(2,588.37 ₡)
2.95 $
(1,671.43 ₡)
     -35.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(3,965.92 ₡)
3.35 $
(1,900.00 ₡)
     -52.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(1,416.40 ₡)
0.62 $
(350.00 ₡)
     -75.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(40,792.32 ₡)
45.01 $
(25,500.00 ₡)
     -37.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1,696.85 ₡)
1.14 $
(645.00 ₡)
     -61.99 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1,699.68 ₡)
1.99 $
(1,126.54 ₡)
     -33.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(14,164.00 ₡)
8.83 $
(5,000.00 ₡)
     -64.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.06 $
(1,731.70 ₡)
4.14 $
(2,345.19 ₡)
     +35.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,850.00 $
(11,812,776.00 ₡)
21,807.05 $
(12,355,000.00 ₡)
     +4.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,510.44 $
(11,053,837.40 ₡)
26,039.58 $
(14,752,982.57 ₡)
     +33.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 116.87 $
(66,216.46 ₡)
64.71 $
(36,660.06 ₡)
     -44.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(57.92 ₡)
0.06 $
(36.76 ₡)
     -36.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.77 $
(34,997.57 ₡)
54.76 $
(31,023.37 ₡)
     -11.36 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.24 $
(21,096.03 ₡)
58.78 $
(33,300.00 ₡)
     +57.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.75 $
(12,322.68 ₡)
20.33 $
(11,520.88 ₡)
     -6.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(7,365.28 ₡)
7.03 $
(3,983.39 ₡)
     -45.92 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 981.54 $
(556,100.43 ₡)
387.57 $
(219,584.13 ₡)
     -60.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,600.00 $
(8,838,336.00 ₡)
7,130.83 $
(4,040,041.32 ₡)
     -54.29 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.48 $
(26,335.72 ₡)
72.84 $
(41,270.91 ₡)
     +56.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.25 $
(22,237.20 ₡)
56.25 $
(31,866.67 ₡)
     +43.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.85 $
(44,108.20 ₡)
108.81 $
(61,650.10 ₡)
     +39.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.56 $
(58,109.10 ₡)
98.84 $
(56,000.12 ₡)
     -3.63 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,836.22 $
(1,040,328.53 ₡)
558.31 $
(316,317.30 ₡)
     -69.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,400.20 $
(793,299.89 ₡)
420.84 $
(238,428.57 ₡)
     -69.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,129.69 $
(1,773,155.75 ₡)
964.89 $
(546,667.41 ₡)
     -69.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,499.97 $
(1,416,383.34 ₡)
816.94 $
(462,847.65 ₡)
     -67.32 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 478.40 $
(271,040.92 ₡)
143.65 $
(81,385.48 ₡)
     -69.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 311.18 $
(176,300.87 ₡)
101.79 $
(57,671.54 ₡)
     -67.29 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,073.24 $
(2,307,735.27 ₡)
812.65 $
(460,416.67 ₡)
     -80.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.03 9.63      +139.03 %
Last update: January 2018January 2018
Contributors:240118
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD