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San Diego is among nation's most expensive cities for relocating

Posted at 3:12 PM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 18:12:50-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego ranks third among the most expensive cities in the nation for incoming residents.

The city’s population increased 2.3 percent between 2010 and 2017 due to people moving to the region, according to 24/7 Wall Street.

The average cost of moving to San Diego is $5,174. The figure includes the first month’s rent and deposit, in addition to other moving costs like truck rental, hired help, and fuel.

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By comparison, the average price of a move to a large U.S. city is $1,200. 10 of the 25 largest metro areas for moving costs were in California.

San Francisco and San Jose had the highest moving costs at $5,661 and $5,523, respectively.

The cheapest cities for movers are Orlando and Las Vegas, 24/7 Wall Street reported.