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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 38.77% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 95.22% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 201.18% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 59.43% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 34.15% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 78.97% higher than in Detroit, MI
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  Detroit, MISan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 19.00 $      +58.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 80.00 $      +77.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 10.00 $      +42.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 $ 7.00 $      +100.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.25 $      +61.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $ 4.55 $      +19.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 2.54 $      +42.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 $ 1.86 $      +31.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.47 $ 4.09 $      +65.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.00 $ 3.15 $      +58.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.96 $      +30.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.63 $ 3.16 $      +94.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.25 $ 8.78 $      +106.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.50 $ 5.92 $      +69.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.24 $ 6.67 $      +6.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.87 $      -6.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.91 $      +63.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.57 $      -1.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.83 $ 2.10 $      +14.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.76 $      +40.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 $ 1.25 $      +17.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 $ 1.20 $      -16.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $ 1.87 $      -1.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $ 2.04 $      -3.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 $ 2.20 $      -34.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.88 $ 12.00 $      +74.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 2.75 $      +37.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 81.00 $      +62.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.50 $      +16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.62 $ 3.50 $      +33.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 33.00 $      +37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.76 $ 3.94 $      +42.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,760.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +1.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,280.00 $ 21,606.80 $      +1.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.73 $ 137.33 $      -15.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +3.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.50 $ 67.53 $      +8.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.83 $ 81.95 $      +217.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $ 18.50 $      +48.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 758.00 $ 2,210.33 $      +191.60 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,000.00 $ 27,864.50 $      +178.65 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.32 $ 64.20 $      +63.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.09 $ 42.63 $      +28.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.39 $ 86.82 $      +13.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.50 $ 150.12 $      +75.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,164.67 $ 3,442.61 $      +195.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 839.60 $ 2,830.55 $      +237.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,236.36 $ 6,190.70 $      +176.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,475.00 $ 4,750.64 $      +222.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57.33 $ 1,177.14 $      +1,953.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 69.56 $ 889.93 $      +1,179.32 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,051.84 $ 7,168.72 $      +249.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.31 4.19      -2.63 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:110383
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD