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

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Cost of Living in San Jose is 38.7% lower than in San Jose, CA (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in San Jose is 54.2% lower than in San Jose, CA
Rent Prices in San Jose are 75.1% lower than in San Jose, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Jose are 45.1% lower than in San Jose, CA
Groceries Prices in San Jose are 36.7% lower than in San Jose, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose is 72.8% lower than in San Jose, CA
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Restaurants
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(10,432.10 ₡)
10.00 $
(5,216.05 ₡)
     -50.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(52,160.52 ₡)
57.52 $
(30,003.00 ₡)
     -42.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(6,259.26 ₡)
9.59 $
(5,000.00 ₡)
     -20.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 $
(4,694.45 ₡)
3.31 $
(1,725.00 ₡)
     -63.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 $
(6,259.26 ₡)
4.79 $
(2,500.00 ₡)
     -60.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.92 $
(3,086.16 ₡)
3.51 $
(1,832.96 ₡)
     -40.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $
(1,625.00 ₡)
1.90 $
(989.50 ₡)
     -39.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 $
(1,312.16 ₡)
1.43 $
(744.69 ₡)
     -43.2 %
Markets
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.18 $
(2,701.09 ₡)
7.16 $
(3,732.66 ₡)
     +38.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.34 $
(2,264.75 ₡)
2.43 $
(1,265.80 ₡)
     -44.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $
(1,271.41 ₡)
1.01 $
(527.76 ₡)
     -58.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.03 $
(2,621.27 ₡)
3.20 $
(1,668.93 ₡)
     -36.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.08 $
(3,694.87 ₡)
3.86 $
(2,012.82 ₡)
     -45.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.39 $
(3,331.10 ₡)
4.50 $
(2,347.80 ₡)
     -29.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.58 $
(4,998.29 ₡)
6.66 $
(3,476.35 ₡)
     -30.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.68 $
(1,399.51 ₡)
2.01 $
(1,046.58 ₡)
     -25.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 $
(544.03 ₡)
0.64 $
(332.91 ₡)
     -38.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.19 $
(1,141.01 ₡)
1.35 $
(705.82 ₡)
     -38.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.97 $
(1,549.17 ₡)
1.26 $
(656.29 ₡)
     -57.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1,010.42 ₡)
1.21 $
(633.71 ₡)
     -37.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.93 $
(1,006.70 ₡)
1.09 $
(569.35 ₡)
     -43.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.37 $
(1,755.57 ₡)
1.12 $
(581.89 ₡)
     -66.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $
(1,433.76 ₡)
2.26 $
(1,180.40 ₡)
     -17.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(7,824.08 ₡)
16.30 $
(8,500.00 ₡)
     +8.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $
(1,097.11 ₡)
2.34 $
(1,218.45 ₡)
     +11.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(1,488.06 ₡)
3.04 $
(1,583.77 ₡)
     +6.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $
(5,737.66 ₡)
4.41 $
(2,300.00 ₡)
     -59.9 %
Transportation
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(1,304.01 ₡)
0.86 $
(450.00 ₡)
     -65.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $
(46,944.46 ₡)
37.51 $
(19,565.22 ₡)
     -58.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(1,825.62 ₡)
1.64 $
(855.00 ₡)
     -53.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1,564.82 ₡)
2.41 $
(1,259.16 ₡)
     -19.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(15,648.15 ₡)
6.83 $
(3,562.50 ₡)
     -77.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.89 $
(2,553.20 ₡)
5.49 $
(2,866.16 ₡)
     +12.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,265.00 $
(15,786,379.99 ₡)
31,057.98 $
(16,200,000.00 ₡)
     +2.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,743.53 $
(13,949,565.59 ₡)
32,242.81 $
(16,818,013.82 ₡)
     +20.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 257.46 $
(134,294.73 ₡)
65.25 $
(34,035.23 ₡)
     -74.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 48.93 $
(25,521.40 ₡)
21.66 $
(11,300.00 ₡)
     -55.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.14 $
(39,716.51 ₡)
46.91 $
(24,468.27 ₡)
     -38.4 %
Sports And Leisure
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.83 $
(52,073.58 ₡)
58.11 $
(30,308.65 ₡)
     -41.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 48.00 $
(25,037.05 ₡)
28.77 $
(15,005.02 ₡)
     -40.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(7,824.08 ₡)
7.67 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -48.9 %
Childcare
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,750.00 $
(912,809.02 ₡)
455.33 $
(237,500.00 ₡)
     -74.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,000.00 $
(12,518,523.70 ₡)
10,758.81 $
(5,611,852.37 ₡)
     -55.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.40 $
(26,287.37 ₡)
83.67 $
(43,645.06 ₡)
     +66.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.91 $
(20,816.79 ₡)
50.26 $
(26,216.05 ₡)
     +25.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.88 $
(43,228.03 ₡)
122.87 $
(64,092.22 ₡)
     +48.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.08 $
(63,679.30 ₡)
116.82 $
(60,936.22 ₡)
     -4.3 %
Rent Per Month
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,795.00 $
(1,457,886.41 ₡)
677.05 $
(353,155.37 ₡)
     -75.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,420.59 $
(1,262,591.30 ₡)
433.92 $
(226,336.44 ₡)
     -82.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,876.47 $
(2,543,592.19 ₡)
1,287.31 $
(671,467.81 ₡)
     -73.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,968.24 $
(2,069,851.98 ₡)
1,100.44 $
(573,997.00 ₡)
     -72.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,021.42 $
(532,777.79 ₡)
172.26 $
(89,853.70 ₡)
     -83.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 922.90 $
(481,388.20 ₡)
121.19 $
(63,210.82 ₡)
     -86.9 %
Salaries And Financing
San Jose, CA Edit San Jose Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,112.57 $
(3,709,954.91 ₡)
886.29 $
(462,295.55 ₡)
     -87.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 9.88      +50.5 %
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