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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 46.45% higher than in Detroit, MI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 100.84% higher than in Detroit, MI
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 204.88% higher than in Detroit, MI
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 51.28% higher than in Detroit, MI
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 64.08% higher than in Detroit, MI
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 39.34% 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 40.00 $ 80.00 $      +100.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 6.24 $      +56.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $ 4.50 $      +22.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 2.22 $      +26.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 $ 1.92 $      +62.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.42 $ 4.44 $      +83.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 $ 3.45 $      +68.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.75 $ 2.11 $      +20.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 $ 3.48 $      +98.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $ 10.44 $      +108.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.09 $ 5.88 $      +181.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 $ 8.21 $      +64.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.96 $      +58.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $ 1.16 $      +142.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.47 $      -1.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 $ 2.28 $      +70.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.90 $ 1.61 $      +79.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 $ 1.26 $      +54.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 1.71 $      +21.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.72 $      -18.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $ 1.86 $      +85.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 2.71 $      +80.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.70 $ 9.38 $      +39.93 %
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) 1.95 $ 3.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.90 $ 33.00 $      +155.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.74 $ 3.74 $      +36.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,922.50 $ 22,040.00 $      -3.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,280.00 $ 21,185.29 $      -0.45 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.92 $ 108.71 $      -22.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.29 $ 64.25 $      +10.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00 $ 78.87 $      +203.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 $ 19.67 $      -50.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 14.00 $      +27.27 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 622.22 $ 2,158.14 $      +246.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 $ 24,900.00 $      +46.47 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.75 $ 57.46 $      +48.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.90 $ 44.33 $      +58.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.38 $ 84.86 $      +14.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.00 $ 127.73 $      +65.88 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,174.71 $ 3,357.24 $      +185.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 798.33 $ 2,715.42 $      +240.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,928.57 $ 5,686.17 $      +194.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,353.12 $ 4,261.59 $      +214.94 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 59.19 $ 1,159.31 $      +1,858.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 78.02 $ 906.69 $      +1,062.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,166.43 $ 6,062.97 $      +179.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 4.29      +1.57 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:116388
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD