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Cost of Living Comparison Between Baltimore, MD and San Francisco, CA Reverse

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You would need around 6,503.43$ in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00$ in Baltimore, MD (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 20.24% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 54.84% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 121.12% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 31.42% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.35% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 19.13% lower than in Baltimore, MD

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 49.00 $     77.00 $      +57.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.94 $      -0.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.00 $      +42.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 $     3.78 $      +11.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.93 $      +17.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.70 $      +33.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.24 $     1.17 $      -5.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 $     3.98 $      +45.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     4.55 $      +49.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 $     3.68 $      +34.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.48 $     15.34 $      +61.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.50 $     13.09 $      +74.58 %
Apples (1kg) 3.92 $     4.28 $      +9.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 $     3.71 $      +1.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.05 $     4.48 $      +10.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.01 $     3.27 $      +62.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.32 $     1.96 $      +47.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.44 $     2.47 $      +71.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     15.00 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $     2.69 $      +26.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 $     3.86 $      +23.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     7.00 $      +3.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 $     2.00 $      +25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.25 $     70.00 $      +8.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $     3.50 $      +94.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     1.71 $      -14.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     30.00 $      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.08 $      +16.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,992.50 $     18,095.00 $      -9.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.94 $     94.43 $      -39.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.20 $      +60.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.22 $     47.86 $      -8.36 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.20 $     70.57 $      +23.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 $     15.00 $      -57.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.43 $     54.59 $      +38.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.79 $     45.45 $      +23.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.14 $     77.85 $      -1.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 79.80 $     88.75 $      +11.22 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,227.27 $     2,757.92 $      +124.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 822.50 $     1,926.68 $      +134.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,205.56 $     4,639.71 $      +110.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,511.11 $     3,426.18 $      +126.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,076.39 $     8,969.93 $      +733.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 538.20 $     6,817.14 $      +1,166.67 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,640.00 $     4,558.00 $      +25.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.17      -0.79 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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