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

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You would need around 6,615.88$ 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 26.29% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 65.40% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 144.48% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.55% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 49.46% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 30.85% lower than in Dallas, TX

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     80.00 $      +77.78 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     7.00 $      +9.80 %
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) 3.92 $     3.79 $      -3.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.95 $      +21.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.72 $      +17.60 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.17 $      +22.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.31 $     3.98 $      +72.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.79 $     4.55 $      +63.43 %
Eggs (12) 2.08 $     3.68 $      +77.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.73 $     15.34 $      +75.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.13 $     13.59 $      +67.17 %
Apples (1kg) 3.20 $     4.28 $      +33.90 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.16 $     3.71 $      +17.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.60 $     4.48 $      +72.40 %
Potato (1kg) 2.26 $     3.27 $      +44.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.96 $      +45.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $     2.47 $      +56.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $     2.69 $      -10.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     3.86 $      -14.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.75 $     7.00 $      +21.74 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.12 $      -15.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     70.00 $      -12.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     3.50 $      +55.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.11 $     1.71 $      -45.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $     30.00 $      -40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.07 $      +19.69 %
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 157.30 $     94.43 $      -39.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.20 $      +8.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     47.86 $      +2.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.43 $     70.57 $      +66.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $     15.00 $      +12.50 %
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 $     54.59 $      +40.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $     45.45 $      +13.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.00 $     77.85 $      -2.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 93.00 $     88.75 $      -4.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,107.00 $     2,764.46 $      +149.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 786.25 $     1,936.44 $      +146.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,116.67 $     4,659.72 $      +120.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,233.33 $     3,458.06 $      +180.38 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,227.43 $     9,149.32 $      +183.49 %
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) 3,998.29 $     4,573.25 $      +14.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.53     4.14      -8.57 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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