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

You would need around 4,116.74$ in Denver, CO to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,200.00$ 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 14.44% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 33.60% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 53.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 20.93% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 20.33% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 25.49% higher than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Denver, CO      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $     45.00 $      -35.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     4.00 $      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 $     3.87 $      +1.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 $     1.73 $      -8.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.39 $      -14.22 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.12 $     0.81 $      -27.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.24 $     2.11 $      -50.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.75 $     1.40 $      -70.48 %
Eggs (12) 3.72 $     2.21 $      -40.64 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.49 $     9.21 $      -36.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.78 $     9.23 $      -14.35 %
Apples (1kg) 4.33 $     3.92 $      -9.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.38 $     4.34 $      +28.40 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.71 $     4.40 $      -6.67 %
Potato (1kg) 3.03 $     1.97 $      -35.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.87 $     1.58 $      -15.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $     1.69 $      -18.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.50 $      -4.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.75 $      +22.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.94 $     4.20 $      +42.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.38 $      +18.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     80.00 $      +14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $     2.60 $      -30.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.79 $     1.40 $      -21.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.50 $     40.00 $      +40.35 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     0.93 $      -12.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,547.50 $     23,000.00 $      +24.01 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 87.75 $     125.67 $      +43.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.20 $      +60.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.64 $     43.70 $      -2.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.58 $     45.00 $      -23.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 $     12.50 $      -50.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     10.38 $      -13.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.23 $     37.67 $      -27.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.75 $     29.29 $      -39.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 68.70 $     72.44 $      +5.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 86.67 $     81.43 $      -6.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,621.03 $     1,166.15 $      -55.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,823.76 $     801.79 $      -56.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,470.59 $     2,211.11 $      -50.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,253.12 $     1,495.00 $      -54.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,149.32 $     1,539.24 $      -83.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,996.54 $     1,092.54 $      -84.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,301.25 $     3,583.87 $      -16.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.05     4.20      +3.63 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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