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

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You would need around 6,611.67$ 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 18.97% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 57.42% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 130.40% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 27.05% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 32.43% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 20.02% lower than in Baltimore, MD

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 $     14.00 $      +12.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     80.00 $      +60.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.78 $     7.53 $      -3.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     5.00 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     3.82 $      +4.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.93 $      +23.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 $     1.64 $      +42.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.25 $      +17.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     3.31 $      +27.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     4.65 $      +52.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.63 $     3.90 $      +48.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.20 $     15.83 $      +55.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.00 $     13.78 $      +72.23 %
Apples (1kg) 4.05 $     4.15 $      +2.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     3.71 $      -2.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.42 $     4.33 $      +26.75 %
Potato (1kg) 1.91 $     3.37 $      +76.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     2.00 $      +38.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.32 $      +42.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     15.00 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     2.92 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     4.14 $      +24.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     6.70 $      -1.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 $     2.25 $      +40.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.50 $     70.00 $      +8.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     3.50 $      +55.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     1.71 $      -14.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     30.00 $      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.88 $     1.05 $      +19.25 %
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 135.16 $     100.44 $      -25.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.17 $      +33.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.75 $     46.70 $      -13.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.50 $     65.57 $      +16.06 %
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 $     56.50 $      +43.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.79 $     48.33 $      +31.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.00 $     87.14 $      +6.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 79.80 $     105.57 $      +32.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,231.88 $     2,895.71 $      +135.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 862.50 $     2,026.67 $      +134.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,207.14 $     4,837.50 $      +119.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.00 $     3,664.50 $      +140.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,076.39 $     9,149.32 $      +750.00 %
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) 3,732.29 $     4,699.19 $      +25.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     4.14      -3.65 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: USD