Cost of Living in Chula Vista, CA

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$3013
$7043
🛋️ Without rent
$1007
$3370
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$2006
$3672
🍽️ Food
$737
$1938
🚐 Transport
$91.3
$242
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5294
😀 Quality of life
73
🏙️ Population
275K

The average cost of living in Chula Vista is $3013, which is in the top 1% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 138th out of 9294 in our global list, 112th out of 2202 in the United States, and 78th out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $5294, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 1316th (TOP 14%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 313th best city to live in the United States, and 71st most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 275K, Chula Vista is the 83rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Brown Field Municipal Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 318 San Diego State University
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Prices in Chula Vista

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$95
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.02
 Cappuccino
$5.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2265
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1612
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4478
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3012
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$189
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$292
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$75
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11008
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$71.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$14.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$65.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$125
💇 Haircut, simple
$21.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1723
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18376

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