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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 36.87% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 96.05% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 218.91% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 51.67% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 44.36% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 57.13% higher than in Detroit, MI
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  Detroit, MISan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $ 15.00 $      +30.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.00 $ 80.00 $      +86.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 9.00 $      +38.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 6.00 $      +84.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 $ 7.50 $      +57.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 $ 4.52 $      +29.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 2.29 $      +28.16 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 $ 1.89 $      +51.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.41 $ 4.26 $      +76.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.85 $ 3.39 $      +83.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 $ 2.13 $      +38.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.59 $ 3.32 $      +109.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.12 $ 10.56 $      +106.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.23 $ 6.16 $      +90.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.46 $ 8.10 $      +48.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.87 $      -6.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 $ 1.12 $      +83.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 $ 1.42 $      -13.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 $ 2.07 $      +23.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 $ 1.59 $      +50.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.26 $      +30.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 $ 1.71 $      +19.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 1.61 $      -8.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.86 $      -7.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.71 $      -9.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.70 $ 9.80 $      +46.27 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.00 $ 78.00 $      +65.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.50 $      +7.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 3.10 $      +37.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 33.00 $      +37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.69 $ 3.81 $      +41.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,760.00 $ 22,080.00 $      +1.47 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,652.00 $ 21,343.62 $      +3.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.09 $ 118.23 $      -30.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.09 $      -6.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.27 $ 66.26 $      +6.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.00 $ 82.34 $      +229.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 $ 19.00 $      -52.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 715.00 $ 2,117.54 $      +196.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,000.00 $ 26,515.00 $      +120.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.75 $ 62.24 $      +60.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 $ 41.81 $      +34.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.50 $ 86.47 $      +11.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.71 $ 139.50 $      +60.87 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,174.71 $ 3,389.86 $      +188.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 788.75 $ 2,775.86 $      +251.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,893.33 $ 5,939.77 $      +213.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,339.29 $ 4,465.13 $      +233.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 59.19 $ 1,160.61 $      +1,860.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 73.32 $ 913.13 $      +1,145.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,129.11 $ 6,558.67 $      +208.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.25 4.29      +1.00 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:110394
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD