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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 32.81% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 89.63% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 198.13% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 54.73% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 32.70% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 63.92% 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 47.50 $ 80.00 $      +68.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 9.00 $      +28.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 6.00 $      +84.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.00 $      +55.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 $ 4.52 $      +29.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 2.41 $      +36.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 $ 1.91 $      +40.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.45 $ 4.45 $      +81.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.92 $ 3.08 $      +60.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.95 $      +36.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.72 $ 3.27 $      +89.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $ 7.31 $      +62.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.67 $ 6.13 $      +67.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.49 $ 6.97 $      +26.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.82 $      -8.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 $ 1.06 $      +86.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.57 $      -1.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.80 $ 1.90 $      +5.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.41 $      +22.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.09 $      +10.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 $ 1.20 $      -16.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.66 $      -6.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $ 15.00 $      +30.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $ 2.04 $      -3.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.82 $ 12.00 $      +75.95 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.50 $ 80.00 $      +64.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.50 $      +7.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 $ 2.77 $      -11.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 33.00 $      +37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.75 $ 3.92 $      +42.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +0.71 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,350.00 $ 20,868.90 $      +2.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.73 $ 129.20 $      -20.60 %
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) 65.42 $ 65.73 $      +0.48 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.17 $ 83.59 $      +245.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 $ 23.00 $      -42.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 750.00 $ 2,134.97 $      +184.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,000.00 $ 27,115.00 $      +125.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.35 $ 64.19 $      +71.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.91 $ 44.38 $      +30.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.82 $ 88.02 $      +14.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.43 $ 148.68 $      +78.21 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,184.67 $ 3,397.01 $      +186.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 865.00 $ 2,802.05 $      +223.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,220.83 $ 6,132.95 $      +176.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,437.50 $ 4,685.12 $      +225.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 57.33 $ 1,180.09 $      +1,958.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66.18 $ 912.01 $      +1,278.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,176.84 $ 6,766.51 $      +210.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.27 4.29      +0.48 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:104392
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD