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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO Reverse

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You would need around 4,175.74$ in Denver, CO to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,500.00$ in San Francisco, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Denver, CO are 17.84% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 35.76% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 54.74% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 28.16% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 27.52% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 19.42% higher than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Denver, CO      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $     10.00 $      -28.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 76.00 $     47.50 $      -37.50 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     4.00 $      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.57 $      -6.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 $     1.66 $      -15.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.30 $      -24.53 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.18 $     0.86 $      -26.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.25 $      -43.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.48 $     1.40 $      -68.77 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 $     2.28 $      -37.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.86 $     7.72 $      -48.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.52 $     9.15 $      -26.95 %
Apples (1kg) 4.21 $     3.32 $      -21.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 $     3.66 $      -6.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.71 $     5.03 $      +6.82 %
Potato (1kg) 3.11 $     1.98 $      -36.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 $     1.30 $      -31.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     1.71 $      -30.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 $     2.67 $      +2.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.81 $     4.00 $      +4.92 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.25 $      +12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     79.00 $      +12.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.55 $      -27.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     1.40 $      -18.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.08 $     0.91 $      -15.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,547.50 $     21,500.00 $      +15.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 94.43 $     117.58 $      +24.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.60 $      +200.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.86 $     44.35 $      -7.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.71 $     40.90 $      -39.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     12.50 $      -37.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.50 $      -4.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.57 $     37.40 $      -28.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     28.75 $      -36.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.15 $     71.33 $      -5.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.83 $     79.86 $      -12.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,730.61 $     1,188.93 $      -56.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,911.44 $     812.14 $      -57.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,576.39 $     2,233.33 $      -51.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,385.83 $     1,470.83 $      -56.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,969.93 $     2,413.27 $      -73.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     1,377.78 $      -79.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,469.80 $     3,429.05 $      -23.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     4.18      -4.57 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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