According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in San Diego, California were 6.52% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $1.30 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2020: San Diego experienced an average inflation rate of 3.21% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $20 in San Diego in the year 2018 would cost $21.30 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.52% during this same period, inflation in San Diego was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 5.47%, which is above the average yearly change in San Diego during the 2018-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation in San Diego was much 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 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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