According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in San Diego, California were 29.20% higher in 2018 versus 2009 (a $5.84 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2018: San Diego experienced an average inflation rate of 2.89% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $20 in San Diego in the year 2009 would cost $25.84 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.76% during this same period, inflation in San Diego was higher.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 2.37%, which is below the average yearly change in San Diego during the 2009-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation in San Diego was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for San Diego, California:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in San Diego, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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