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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 50.94% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 101.89% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 205.54% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 61.12% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 81.35% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 36.51% higher than in Detroit, MI
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  Detroit, MISan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 17.25 $      +72.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 80.00 $      +77.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 6.00 $      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.61 $ 4.55 $      +25.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 $ 2.22 $      +30.90 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.13 $ 1.80 $      +59.41 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.55 $ 4.21 $      +65.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.12 $ 3.70 $      +74.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.90 $      +76.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 $ 3.78 $      +114.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 $ 9.33 $      +77.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.00 $ 5.77 $      +188.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.82 $ 8.93 $      +85.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 $ 3.21 $      +158.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 $ 1.09 $      +99.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 $ 2.18 $      +27.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 3.05 $      +117.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.88 $ 2.26 $      +157.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 2.16 $      +123.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $ 2.48 $      +89.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $ 2.17 $      +1.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 2.55 $      +24.65 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.58 $ 3.33 $      +28.99 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 8.62 $      +23.21 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 2.75 $      +37.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 47.00 $ 80.00 $      +70.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.73 $ 3.50 $      +28.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.95 $ 2.75 $      +41.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 33.00 $      +120.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.68 $ 3.54 $      +32.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -10.20 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,658.00 $ 20,863.57 $      -7.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 186.79 $ 104.92 $      -43.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +6.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.53 $ 61.47 $      +5.03 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.22 $ 77.74 $      +141.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.50 $ 17.25 $      -59.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 $ 14.19 $      +23.39 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 613.89 $ 2,007.16 $      +226.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 24,200.00 $      +34.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.50 $ 58.12 $      +55.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 $ 43.06 $      +35.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.33 $ 86.14 $      +24.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.00 $ 127.17 $      +81.67 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,054.55 $ 3,362.09 $      +218.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 832.33 $ 2,591.00 $      +211.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,914.29 $ 5,675.71 $      +196.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,360.71 $ 4,142.86 $      +204.46 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 58.56 $ 1,104.00 $      +1,785.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70.02 $ 862.92 $      +1,132.45 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,030.14 $ 5,594.77 $      +175.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.11 4.08      -0.81 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:116338
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD