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

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You would need around 6,553.60$ 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 24.08% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 63.84% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 143.05% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 42.69% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 44.66% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 27.51% lower than in Dallas, TX

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.75 $      +47.50 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     80.00 $      +77.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.00 $      +7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     5.00 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     6.00 $      +4.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $     3.75 $      -6.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 $     1.97 $      +18.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     1.73 $      +15.54 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.97 $     1.20 $      +23.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.42 $     3.86 $      +59.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 $     4.65 $      +93.97 %
Eggs (12) 2.28 $     3.73 $      +63.47 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.22 $     14.86 $      +105.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.45 $     13.93 $      +64.85 %
Apples (1kg) 3.29 $     4.10 $      +24.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.22 $     3.49 $      +8.57 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.33 $     4.34 $      +86.25 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     3.37 $      +38.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $     2.00 $      +40.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.36 $      +45.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.50 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 $     2.94 $      -12.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.25 $     4.14 $      -21.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.25 $     6.88 $      +10.00 %
 
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 $     1.06 $      +18.96 %
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 168.07 $     104.72 $      -37.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.17 $      -9.91 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.00 $     46.79 $      -8.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.67 $     66.58 $      +67.86 %
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) 38.94 $     54.44 $      +39.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.00 $     45.45 $      +8.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.57 $     80.25 $      -3.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.25 $     92.69 $      -3.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.36 $     2,809.05 $      +155.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 784.29 $     1,961.44 $      +150.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,190.00 $     4,651.32 $      +112.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,212.50 $     3,428.68 $      +182.78 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,009.26 $     9,149.32 $      +355.36 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,485.42 $     6,817.14 $      +358.94 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,061.88 $     4,824.10 $      +18.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.46     4.25      -4.81 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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