According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in San Diego, California are 21.01% higher in 2021 versus 2016 (a $0.21 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2021: San Diego experienced an average inflation rate of 3.89% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $1 in San Diego in the year 2016 would cost $1.21 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.46% during this same period, inflation in San Diego was higher.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 4%, which is above the average yearly change in San Diego during the 2016-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), inflation in San Diego was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in San Diego, over time, for $1 beginning in 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for San Diego, California: