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

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You would need around 6,603.52$ in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,000.00$ in Dallas, TX (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 26.56% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 65.09% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 143.31% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 43.30% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 49.07% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 30.11% lower than in Dallas, TX

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.50 $      +45.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     80.00 $      +77.78 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.00 $      +7.69 %
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) 3.98 $     3.77 $      -5.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     1.97 $      +19.31 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.73 $      +17.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.20 $      +19.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.32 $     3.94 $      +70.03 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.63 $     5.04 $      +91.94 %
Eggs (12) 2.21 $     3.73 $      +68.56 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.71 $     14.86 $      +70.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.39 $     14.29 $      +70.39 %
Apples (1kg) 3.29 $     4.06 $      +23.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.88 $     3.49 $      +21.31 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.52 $     4.34 $      +72.16 %
Potato (1kg) 2.28 $     3.37 $      +48.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     2.00 $      +47.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $     2.41 $      +60.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.50 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.20 $     2.79 $      -12.95 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.00 $      -20.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.80 $     7.00 $      +20.69 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     70.00 $      -12.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     3.50 $      +55.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.05 $     1.71 $      -44.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $     30.00 $      -40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.07 $      +20.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     18,095.00 $      -27.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 166.40 $     99.72 $      -40.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.17 $      -9.91 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.17 $     47.86 $      -6.47 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.71 $     69.00 $      +73.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $     15.00 $      -6.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.61 $     55.18 $      +39.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.00 $     45.45 $      +8.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.12 $     79.77 $      -4.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.25 $     90.42 $      -6.06 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.36 $     2,788.14 $      +153.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.56 $     1,952.60 $      +155.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,190.00 $     4,639.71 $      +111.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,212.50 $     3,437.94 $      +183.54 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,341.15 $     9,149.32 $      +290.80 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,937.50 $     6,817.14 $      +251.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,011.73 $     4,628.44 $      +15.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.49     4.14      -7.70 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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