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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA Reverse

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.89% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 47.58% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 80.57% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 11.45% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 39.22% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 13.20% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CASan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 75.00 $      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.00 $      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.75 $ 7.00 $      +3.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $ 4.27 $      +8.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 2.10 $      +11.64 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.51 $ 1.71 $      +13.71 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.71 $ 4.12 $      +11.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.93 $ 3.52 $      +20.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.97 $ 2.33 $      +18.54 %
Eggs (12) 3.23 $ 4.12 $      +27.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 $ 7.22 $      +40.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.47 $ 5.37 $      +20.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $ 7.31 $      +28.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 $ 3.04 $      +66.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.02 $      +6.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 $ 2.46 $      +74.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 $ 3.08 $      +76.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $ 2.00 $      +91.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 $ 2.00 $      +103.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $ 2.67 $      +67.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 2.44 $      +47.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $ 2.20 $      -3.16 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.91 $ 2.69 $      -7.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 7.50 $      +15.47 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.25 $      +28.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 73.00 $      -27.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.50 $      +16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.78 $ 2.75 $      -0.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.38 $ 33.00 $      +12.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.92 $ 3.10 $      +5.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,991.50 $ 22,000.00 $      +0.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,412.05 $ 21,486.33 $      +0.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.20 $ 111.65 $      -16.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.11 $      -33.13 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.18 $ 52.33 $      +4.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.74 $ 69.71 $      +63.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.89 $ 16.08 $      +24.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 14.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 928.57 $ 1,970.00 $      +112.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,583.33 $ 23,500.00 $      +14.17 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.55 $ 59.94 $      +20.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.41 $ 45.04 $      +17.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.31 $ 89.82 $      +16.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.30 $ 146.52 $      +52.14 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,940.88 $ 3,300.35 $      +70.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,452.07 $ 2,527.00 $      +74.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,445.08 $ 6,552.94 $      +90.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,607.98 $ 4,675.94 $      +79.29 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 481.73 $ 1,122.79 $      +133.07 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 327.65 $ 759.58 $      +131.83 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,760.82 $ 4,817.46 $      +28.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.78 3.78      +0.01 %
Last update: April, 2017April, 2017
Contributors:389340
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD