SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego's cost of living runs more than $2,500 a month, making it one of the worst monthly hits in the country's biggest cities, according to a new study.
San Diego's cost of living ranked 64th out of the study's 75 most populous U.S. cities, according to Move.org . Average monthly costs in America's Finest City came in at about $2,665, the study revealed.
In San Diego, prices were broken down by rent for a one-bedroom apartment, utilities, internet, gasoline, and groceries for one month:
- Rent: $1,970.93
- Utilities: $131.66
- Internet: $65.05
- Gasoline: $186.15
- Groceries: $312.07
Prices were pulled from Numbeo's updated estimates in June 2019.
Charting as the absolute worst cities for cost of living where San Francisco ($4,210.60 a month), New York City ($3,956.11 a month), and San Jose, Calif. ($3,289.07 a month.) Half of the study's 10 worst cities were located in California.
On the other end of the spectrum, El Paso, Texas, ranked best with a monthly cost of living of $1,182.96, followed by Lincoln, Neb. ($1,291.50 a month), and Toledo, Ohio ($1,322.93 a month.)
In comparison, rent for a one-bedroom apartment in El Paso costs an estimated $658.53 a month.
The full study can be read