Data shows how much San Diego families need to budget

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A new calculator shows how much families need to make to be able to afford the cost of living in San Diego.

According to the Economic Policy Institute, a family of four (two adults and two children) would need to make an average of just over $97,000 per year to be able to afford to live in San Diego County.

The calculator estimates community-specific costs and can be changed to budget for different family types from one or two adults with zero to four children.

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The figure includes allowances for housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes and other necessities.

Click here to calculate your budget. 

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