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Cost of Living Comparison Between Detroit, MI and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 52.54% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 108.09% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 215.51% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 65.99% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 65.75% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 32.08% higher than in Detroit, MI
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  Detroit, MISan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $ 17.00 $      +54.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 37.50 $ 80.00 $      +113.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 8.00 $      +23.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 6.50 $      +62.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 $ 4.50 $      +28.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 2.17 $      +29.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 $ 1.92 $      +69.30 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.61 $ 4.12 $      +57.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 $ 3.68 $      +79.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 2.36 $      +11.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 $ 3.63 $      +106.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $ 9.60 $      +113.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.07 $ 5.73 $      +177.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 $ 7.34 $      +46.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 $ 2.50 $      +101.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 1.22 $      +145.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.61 $      +7.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 $ 2.43 $      +82.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.93 $ 1.72 $      +85.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 $ 1.34 $      +65.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 1.71 $      +21.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.97 $      -6.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 2.21 $      +111.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 2.90 $      +54.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.10 $ 9.38 $      +32.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.00 $ 80.00 $      +70.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.50 $      +16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.75 $      +37.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 33.00 $      +120.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.77 $ 3.73 $      +34.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 22,040.00 $      -8.17 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,900.00 $ 20,973.67 $      -4.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.33 $ 107.62 $      -33.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +9.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.71 $ 62.93 $      +9.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.06 $ 79.72 $      +165.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $ 19.33 $      +54.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.25 $ 14.00 $      +24.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 586.67 $ 2,158.14 $      +267.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 $ 24,780.00 $      +45.76 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.87 $ 59.53 $      +53.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.11 $ 47.00 $      +51.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.43 $ 85.17 $      +11.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.79 $ 133.12 $      +73.37 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.00 $ 3,365.00 $      +205.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 796.88 $ 2,684.68 $      +236.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,814.29 $ 5,758.89 $      +217.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,370.00 $ 4,223.17 $      +208.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57.80 $ 1,159.92 $      +1,906.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 69.35 $ 895.84 $      +1,191.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,145.12 $ 5,895.59 $      +174.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 4.25      +1.88 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:112367
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD