Cost of living in Santa Ana, California, United States

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.60
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.07
12 eggs, large $4.50
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.90
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $2.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.88
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.32
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $2.22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $2,605
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $1,839
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $144
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,656
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $1,184
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $88
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $58
40” flat screen TV $421
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $142
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $28
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $43
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $32
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $75
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $96
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,112
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.79
Monthly ticket public transport $67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $18
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $29
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $113
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.10
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.08
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.95
Tube of toothpaste $2.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $43
2 tickets to the movies $24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $146
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $80
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.67
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $6
iPad Air 2, 64GB $650
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.62
1 month of gym membership in business district $49
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $6
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 208 prices entered by 17 different people.
Latest price update: October 23, 2017.

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