New rankings from U.S. News & World Report have pegged San Diego as the nation’s most expensive city to live in.
The magazine based the ranking on median gross rent and annual housing costs in the city as well as other high fees like homeowners’ dues.
Seven out of the top 10 most expensive cities on U.S. News & World Report’s list are in California.
Most Expensive Places to Live in the U.S. in 2023-2024
San Diego, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Santa Barbara, CA
San Francisco, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
San Juan, PR
Vallejo & Fairfield, CA
Suprisingly, New York did not making the top 10, coming in at No. 11. Other California cities on the list include San Jose (14), Sacramento (15), Stockton (17), Modesto (19) and Fresno (20).
View the list here and click on each city to view its score and statistics.
List and data were compiled by U.S. News & World Report and do not reflect statistics on all areas.