Cost of Living Comparison Between Atlanta, GA and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 24.57% higher than in Atlanta, GA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 65.00% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 134.30% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 43.88% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 26.20% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 5.25% lower than in Atlanta, GA
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Restaurants
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $ 20.00 $      +42.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 80.00 $      +60.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 10.00 $      +42.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.50 $      +41.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $ 4.70 $      +9.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $ 2.38 $      +17.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.93 $      +11.23 %
Markets
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.06 $ 4.66 $      +52.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.33 $ 3.52 $      +50.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.66 $ 2.44 $      +46.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 $ 3.80 $      +82.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.77 $ 7.06 $      +47.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.56 $ 6.42 $      +40.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.45 $ 6.99 $      +8.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.55 $ 3.09 $      +21.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.97 $      -19.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.47 $ 2.29 $      -7.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 $ 3.27 $      +53.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 1.87 $      +13.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.29 $ 1.57 $      +21.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 $ 1.97 $      +3.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 $ 2.04 $      +1.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 $ 2.96 $      +0.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 $ 3.16 $      -11.99 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.62 $ 11.00 $      +95.56 %
Transportation
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 3.00 $      +20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $ 83.50 $      -12.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 3.50 $      +27.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 $ 33.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.36 $ 3.86 $      +63.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +4.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,550.00 $ 21,162.88 $      +2.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.05 $ 173.33 $      +3.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.14 $      -23.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.13 $ 63.99 $      -3.25 %
Sports And Leisure
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.12 $ 80.86 $      +137.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.47 $ 17.57 $      -25.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.17 $ 15.00 $      +5.86 %
Childcare
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,115.49 $ 2,441.11 $      +118.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,812.50 $ 34,542.92 $      +45.06 %
Clothing And Shoes
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.73 $ 57.16 $      +19.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.85 $ 42.48 $      +29.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.62 $ 87.45 $      +8.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.08 $ 136.86 $      +29.02 %
Rent Per Month
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,580.43 $ 3,104.61 $      +96.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,144.14 $ 2,504.82 $      +118.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,855.78 $ 7,540.96 $      +164.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,006.23 $ 4,625.00 $      +130.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 498.34 $ 1,239.32 $      +148.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 186.04 $ 910.57 $      +389.44 %
Salaries And Financing
Atlanta, GA Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,885.47 $ 7,637.97 $      +56.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.61 3.58      -0.94 %
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