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Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 30.43% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 68.25% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 126.85% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 16.68% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 37.55% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 6.66% lower than in Austin, TX
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  Austin, TXSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 58.20 $ 80.00 $      +37.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 9.00 $      +28.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.00 $      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 7.50 $      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.37 $ 4.50 $      +3.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 $ 2.29 $      +9.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 $ 1.86 $      +9.66 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.09 $ 4.26 $      +38.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.38 $ 3.39 $      +42.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 $ 2.13 $      +40.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.69 $ 3.32 $      +23.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.11 $ 10.56 $      +157.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.74 $ 6.16 $      +64.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.41 $ 8.10 $      +49.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $ 1.87 $      -7.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 $ 1.12 $      +116.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.19 $ 1.42 $      -35.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.56 $ 2.07 $      +32.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 1.59 $      +47.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 $ 1.26 $      +46.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $ 1.71 $      +4.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.45 $ 1.61 $      +10.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $ 15.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 1.86 $      -14.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.71 $      -8.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 9.80 $      +40.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $ 78.00 $      +89.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.54 $ 3.50 $      +37.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.10 $      +14.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 33.00 $      +13.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $ 3.81 $      +53.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 22,080.00 $      +10.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,419.90 $ 21,343.62 $      +4.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.79 $ 118.23 $      -24.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.09 $      -4.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.43 $ 66.26 $      +11.49 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.18 $ 82.34 $      +134.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $ 19.00 $      +3.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 925.68 $ 2,117.54 $      +128.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,659.38 $ 26,515.00 $      +59.16 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.62 $ 62.72 $      +43.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.21 $ 41.81 $      +22.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.39 $ 86.47 $      +19.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.56 $ 139.50 $      +37.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,653.63 $ 3,389.86 $      +105.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,057.99 $ 2,775.86 $      +162.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,824.14 $ 5,939.77 $      +110.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,768.85 $ 4,465.13 $      +152.43 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.65 $ 1,160.61 $      +191.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.57 $ 913.13 $      +362.18 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,176.47 $ 6,558.67 $      +57.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 4.29      +1.70 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:279395
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD