Cost of Living in Santa Barbara

Summary about cost of living in Santa Barbara, CA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 28.00 $ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 90.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.79 $ 10.00-12.99
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $ 5.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.99 $ 5.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.96 $ 3.00-7.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 2.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 $ 2.00-3.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.77 $ 3.80-5.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.50 $ 3.00-5.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.69 $ 1.49-6.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.66 $ 3.99-4.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.65 $ 5.30-20.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.98 $ 9.00-13.95
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.00 $ 6.99-12.00
Apples (1 lb) 3.28 $ 1.00-5.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.69-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.78 $ 0.89-6.00
Tomato (1 lb) 3.03 $ 0.99-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.66 $ 0.50-4.00
Onion (1 lb) 2.50 $ 0.99-4.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.66 $ 1.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.07 $ 1.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 $ 12.00-21.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $ 1.43-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.84 $ 10.00-13.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 $ 1.75-2.99
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.50 $ 52.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 2.99-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.99 $ 3.70-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.99 $ 34.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.70 $ 4.60-6.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 $ 25,000.00-55,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,125.00 $ 25,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.07 $ 137.24-297.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 94.27 $ 80.00-110.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 86.50 $ 30.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.25 $ 10.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,675.00 $ 1,500.00-1,850.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,750.00 $ 35,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.86 $ 25.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.75 $ 25.00-54.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 107.86 $ 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.50 $ 40.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,066.67 $ 2,400.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,641.67 $ 2,400.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,700.00 $ 4,800.00-7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,650.00 $ 3,700.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,337.27 $ 999.99-1,645.86
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 811.32 $ 650.32-1,299.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,338.89 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 3.00-5.43

Prices in Santa Barbara, California

This city had 235 entries in the past 12 months by 27 different contributors.
Last update: December 2022
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