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

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You would need around 4,215.41$ 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 17.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 35.15% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 53.81% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 23.36% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 28.87% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 17.80% 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 77.00 $     50.00 $      -35.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.94 $     6.00 $      -13.61 %
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) 3.78 $     3.59 $      -5.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.93 $     1.68 $      -12.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.70 $     1.33 $      -21.98 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.17 $     0.86 $      -26.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.18 $      -45.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.55 $     1.72 $      -62.20 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 $     2.32 $      -36.82 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.34 $     7.77 $      -49.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.09 $     9.15 $      -30.14 %
Apples (1kg) 4.28 $     3.27 $      -23.62 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     3.49 $      -5.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.48 $     4.69 $      +4.50 %
Potato (1kg) 3.27 $     2.13 $      -34.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 $     1.37 $      -29.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     1.64 $      -33.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 $     2.67 $      -0.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.86 $     4.00 $      +3.70 %
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 $     2.60 $      -25.71 %
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 $      -15.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,095.00 $     21,500.00 $      +18.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 94.43 $     116.52 $      +23.39 %
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 $     45.89 $      -4.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.57 $     41.73 $      -40.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $     12.50 $      -16.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.75 $      -2.08 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.59 $     36.18 $      -33.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     28.75 $      -36.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.85 $     71.33 $      -8.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 88.75 $     79.86 $      -10.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,757.92 $     1,221.43 $      -55.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,926.68 $     825.31 $      -57.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,639.71 $     2,330.00 $      -49.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,426.18 $     1,512.50 $      -55.85 %
 
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) 4,558.00 $     3,482.27 $      -23.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     4.18      +0.38 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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