Cost of Living in San Jose

Summary of cost of living in San Jose, CA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 80.00-170.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 6.00-12.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 $ 7.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.81 $ 3.09-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 $ 2.00-4.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $ 2.00-3.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.12 $ 3.99-7.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $ 3.00-6.25
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 $ 1.25-5.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.20 $ 2.99-9.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.08 $ 3.99-9.99
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.64 $ 3.00-14.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.07 $ 6.00-20.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 $ 1.49-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.65-3.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.17 $ 0.40-4.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.97 $ 0.70-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.78 $ 0.30-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.90 $ 0.83-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 3.26 $ 1.99-4.19
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $ 1.55-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 $ 10.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.95 $ 1.73-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 $ 1.62-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 10.00-13.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.50-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $ 90.00-140.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.50-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00-65.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.99 $ 4.45-6.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 24,000.00-36,753.89
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,269.18 $ 23,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.01 $ 166.96-452.38
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 44.50 $ 17.50-80.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.29 $ 60.00-147.23
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.00 $ 40.00-179.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44.38 $ 30.00-34.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,700.00 $ 1,200.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 $ 12,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.29 $ 35.00-98.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.15 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.71 $ 50.00-159.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.79 $ 75.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,725.24 $ 2,300.00-3,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,474.71 $ 2,000.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,790.00 $ 4,000.00-6,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,973.12 $ 3,300.00-4,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,235.70 $ 894.28-1,479.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 944.88 $ 812.99-1,199.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,975.14 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.52 6.19-6.80

Prices in San Jose, California

This city had 677 entries in the past 12 months by 101 different contributors.
Last update: March 2024
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