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

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Consumer Prices in San Jose, CA are 6.23% higher than in Sunnyvale, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose, CA are 0.59% higher than in Sunnyvale, CA
Rent Prices in San Jose, CA are 4.94% lower than in Sunnyvale, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Jose, CA are 16.99% higher than in Sunnyvale, CA
Groceries Prices in San Jose, CA are 12.11% higher than in Sunnyvale, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose, CA is 9.68% lower than in Sunnyvale, CA
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Restaurants Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 19.43 $      +29.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 65.00 $      +8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.25 $ 9.25 $      +12.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $ 6.00 $      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $ 4.41 $      +17.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 2.37 $      +48.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 $ 1.84 $      +41.86 %
Markets Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 $ 4.71 $      +14.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.00 $ 3.02 $      +0.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 $ 2.25 $      +73.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $ 3.26 $      -6.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.00 $ 5.26 $      -24.79 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.85 $ 3.83 $      -0.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 $ 7.73 $      +54.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 2.60 $      +29.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $ 1.56 $      +48.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 $ 1.77 $      +47.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.99 $      -6.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.16 $      -7.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.05 $      -30.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $ 2.00 $      -0.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $ 2.42 $      +61.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 15.50 $      +6.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 $ 2.99 $      +163.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 3.99 $      +81.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.07 $ 6.99 $      -22.93 %
Transportation Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 170.00 $ 90.00 $      -47.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 5.00 $      +66.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.99 $ 5.00 $      +25.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $ 30.00 $      -11.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $ 3.78 $      +3.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -8.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,740.00 $ 21,776.47 $      +5.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.00 $ 125.16 $      +0.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $ 0.21 $      +4.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.20 $ 60.69 $      +6.11 %
Sports And Leisure Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00 $ 46.41 $      -5.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.33 $ 23.75 $      +65.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 $ 15.00 $      +11.11 %
Childcare Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,628.57 $ 1,581.11 $      -2.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,666.67 $ 17,125.00 $      -27.64 %
Clothing And Shoes Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.11 $ 45.54 $      -10.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.17 $ 42.48 $      +8.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.00 $ 75.82 $      -5.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.25 $ 95.67 $      -5.51 %
Rent Per Month Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,845.05 $ 2,658.81 $      -6.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,409.63 $ 2,229.11 $      -7.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,484.62 $ 4,210.64 $      -6.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,827.27 $ 3,797.68 $      -0.77 %
Buy Apartment Price Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,214.57 $ 842.17 $      -30.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 966.03 $ 654.53 $      -32.25 %
Salaries And Financing Sunnyvale, CA[ Edit ] San Jose, CA[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,022.73 $ 6,380.32 $      -9.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 4.22      -4.20 %
Last update: March 2020March 2020
Contributors:75184
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD