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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and San Francisco, CA Reverse

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You would need around 7,625.36$ in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,900.00$ in Dallas, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 36.45% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 95.52% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 217.64% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 50.04% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 57.10% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 36.19% lower than in Dallas, TX

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  Dallas, TX  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.00 $      +50.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.00 $     80.00 $      +86.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $     8.50 $      +21.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.00 $      +71.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     7.00 $      +27.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.81 $      -5.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     2.01 $      +11.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.08 $      +27.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.53 $     5.17 $      +46.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.22 $     3.51 $      +57.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.25 $     2.15 $      +71.90 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     4.34 $      +85.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.45 $     6.74 $      +95.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.09 $     6.87 $      +68.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 $     2.23 $      +27.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $     2.26 $      +26.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 $     2.28 $      +103.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 $     1.87 $      +72.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     2.33 $      +78.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $     2.66 $      +78.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $     2.00 $      +100.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     3.00 $      +100.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.14 $     6.95 $      +13.10 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.50 $     68.00 $      -12.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     3.50 $      +55.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.91 $     2.75 $      -44.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $     33.00 $      -34.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.29 $     3.71 $      +62.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,785.00 $     20,542.50 $      -17.12 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.92 $     106.58 $      -25.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 $     0.23 $      -11.95 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.00 $     44.12 $      -6.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.75 $     65.62 $      +94.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 $     38.33 $      +173.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.72 $     53.25 $      +37.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.00 $     49.12 $      +44.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.71 $     91.11 $      +12.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.80 $     104.33 $      +2.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,006.11 $     3,268.64 $      +224.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 744.50 $     2,407.69 $      +223.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,174.44 $     6,130.00 $      +181.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,192.00 $     4,447.55 $      +273.12 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 190.00 $     1,559.62 $      +720.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 140.00 $     924.22 $      +560.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,948.96 $     3,679.34 $      +24.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     4.00      -0.90 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD