Cost of Living Comparison

If you lived in American Samoa instead of California, you would:

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.21 ??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.29 ??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.05 ??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.62 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of restaurants

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  California help_outline American Samoa  
1 loaf
$3.30 ??
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.58 ??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.74 ??
1 dozen
$3.09 ??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.75 ??
Apples (1 lb) $1.99 ??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.83 ??
Oranges (1 lb) $1.71 ??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.03 ??
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.31 ??
Onions (1 lb) $1.21 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of groceries

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.48 ??
Monthly public transit pass $67.11 ??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,326.99 ??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $17.42 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of transportation

pay (unknown) more for housing

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$65.82 ??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,859.59 ??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,642.23 ??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$128.05 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of housing

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,100.35 ??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $17,330.68 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of childcare

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.83 ??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.39 ??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.22 ??
Monthly membership at local gym $47.20 ??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.93 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of entertainment and sports

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  California help_outline American Samoa  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$46.43 ??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.84 ??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.14 ??
Men's business shoes (leather) $105.96 ??

California vs. American Samoa - Cost of clothing
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