Cost of Living in San Jose

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.89 $ 12.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 45.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.25 $ 7.50-11.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.25 $ 6.00-11.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.60 $ 3.00-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 $ 1.50-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 $ 1.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 $ 3.00-6.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.79 $ 1.00-6.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $ 0.70-2.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 $ 1.40-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 $ 2.50-6.99
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.52 $ 1.60-7.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.17 $ 2.72-11.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.50-2.79
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.60-2.99
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.50-3.59
Tomato (1 lb) 1.62 $ 0.50-2.49
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.30-1.49
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.50-1.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 $ 1.50-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 $ 7.90-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.20 $ 2.50-5.71
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 2.00-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 6.99-12.99
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $ 60.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 $ 3.50-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.85 $ 3.00-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.48 $ 2.91-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 $ 22,000.00-25,500.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,766.67 $ 20,000.00-27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.69 $ 100.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 $ 0.05-0.39
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.52 $ 45.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.95 $ 25.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.40 $ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.25 $ 12.00-17.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,697.71 $ 1,200.00-2,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,283.33 $ 15,200.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.86 $ 30.00-70.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.61 $ 25.00-70.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.50 $ 45.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.96 $ 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,683.80 $ 2,400.00-3,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,332.57 $ 1,900.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,090.36 $ 3,600.00-5,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,749.14 $ 3,200.00-4,600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 863.82 $ 749.99-1,099.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 673.21 $ 550.00-949.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,740.16 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.96 3.30-4.50

Prices in San Jose, California

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Last update: November 2020
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1 Comments so far
Archibald Tuttle on Oct 30, 2017:
Keep in mind that there are scores of couples, both with advanced technical degrees, usually making over $100k per household. That really drives prices up.