Cost of Living in Santa Ana, CA

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2444
$5528
🛋️ Without rent
$796
$2488
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1649
$3040
🍽️ Food
$554
$1439
🚐 Transport
$109
$294
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4281
🏙️ Population
325K

The average cost of living in Santa Ana is $2444, which is in the top 2% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 134th out of 9294 in our global list, 108th out of 2202 in the United States, and 59th out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $4281, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 175th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 62nd best city to live in the United States, and 10th most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 325K, Santa Ana is the 61st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmJohn Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate13.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank52University of California - Irvine
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Prices in Santa Ana

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.02
☕ Cappuccino
$5.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1918
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1384
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3071
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2776
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$69.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4877
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4286

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.72

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$84
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1019
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7434