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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 18.85% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 37.80% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 61.78% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 9.86% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 31.07% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 3.72% 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) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $ 4.39 $      +7.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.97 $ 2.11 $      +6.94 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.64 $ 1.75 $      +7.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 $ 4.34 $      +10.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $ 3.68 $      +33.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.21 $ 2.38 $      +7.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.13 $ 3.91 $      +24.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $ 7.79 $      +59.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.45 $ 5.70 $      +28.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.20 $ 8.08 $      +30.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $ 2.73 $      +52.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.07 $      -7.01 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.17 $      +37.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 2.93 $      +51.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.91 $      +39.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $ 1.95 $      +66.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.39 $ 2.33 $      +67.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 2.14 $      +13.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.29 $      -6.62 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.02 $ 2.75 $      -8.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 8.50 $      +6.25 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.50 $      +42.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 80.00 $      -20.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.50 $      +16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.88 $      +6.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 33.00 $      +13.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.18 $ 3.32 $      +4.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +4.76 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,176.47 $ 21,167.86 $      -0.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.78 $ 113.72 $      -16.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.10 $      -46.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.08 $ 57.43 $      -1.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.12 $ 74.80 $      +69.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.69 $ 21.11 $      +80.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 14.00 $      -6.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 954.55 $ 2,027.00 $      +112.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,600.00 $ 22,633.33 $      +9.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.16 $ 54.30 $      +12.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.71 $ 44.00 $      +8.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.73 $ 84.33 $      +9.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.78 $ 139.10 $      +48.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,060.26 $ 3,287.37 $      +59.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,587.13 $ 2,588.04 $      +63.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,564.71 $ 5,996.88 $      +68.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,770.49 $ 4,277.63 $      +54.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 631.07 $ 1,077.67 $      +70.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 395.17 $ 783.31 $      +98.22 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,437.26 $ 4,560.16 $      +32.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 3.96      -2.08 %
Last update: February 2018February 2018
Contributors:357354
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD