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Cost of Living Comparison Between Baltimore, MD and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.02% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 68.78% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 166.34% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.27% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 27.24% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 8.22% higher than in Baltimore, MD
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  Baltimore, MDSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 16.50 $      +10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 $ 80.00 $      +28.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.24 $      +24.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 $ 4.50 $      +13.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 2.18 $      +36.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 $ 1.92 $      +40.35 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.42 $ 4.35 $      +27.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.60 $ 3.45 $      +32.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 $ 2.11 $      +18.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $ 3.60 $      +55.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.69 $ 10.44 $      +122.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $ 5.88 $      +53.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.26 $ 8.21 $      +31.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $ 1.96 $      -11.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 $ 1.16 $      +78.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.47 $      -26.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.60 $ 2.36 $      -9.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $ 1.66 $      +41.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.34 $      -16.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $ 1.71 $      -0.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $ 1.72 $      +6.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $ 1.86 $      +14.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 2.71 $      +17.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.25 $ 9.38 $      +29.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 $ 2.75 $      +52.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $ 80.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 3.50 $      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.35 $ 2.76 $      -17.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.50 $ 33.00 $      +34.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.68 $ 3.74 $      +39.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,080.00 $      +0.36 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,976.70 $ 21,019.43 $      +10.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.94 $ 107.37 $      -31.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.33 $ 63.46 $      -5.75 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.60 $ 79.46 $      +95.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $ 21.60 $      +8.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 939.00 $ 2,191.05 $      +133.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 24,628.57 $      +36.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.14 $ 59.75 $      +45.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.20 $ 45.29 $      +66.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.17 $ 86.77 $      +20.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.81 $ 128.00 $      +24.50 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,294.69 $ 3,359.67 $      +159.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,029.50 $ 2,682.08 $      +160.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,053.12 $ 5,722.83 $      +178.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,636.84 $ 4,253.57 $      +159.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 204.13 $ 1,159.68 $      +468.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 112.81 $ 896.04 $      +694.26 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,299.10 $ 6,025.90 $      +82.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.11 4.28      +3.92 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:129382
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD