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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 24.90% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 42.11% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 56.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 22.14% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 24.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 13.38% higher than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAAustin, TXDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 15.00 $      -11.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 50.00 $      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.00 $      -22.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 $ 4.37 $      -4.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 $ 2.12 $      -12.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.55 $      -17.85 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.25 $ 3.29 $      -22.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.07 $ 2.45 $      -20.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.34 $      -37.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.27 $ 2.50 $      -23.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.50 $ 4.22 $      -50.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.05 $ 3.34 $      -44.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 $ 5.24 $      -24.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 $ 2.00 $      +5.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.51 $      -49.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.02 $      +28.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.58 $      -16.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.16 $      -17.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.90 $      -17.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $ 1.57 $      +31.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 1.46 $      -16.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 2.24 $      +9.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 3.41 $      +36.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 7.00 $      -41.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.50 $      -45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $ 41.25 $      -49.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.70 $      -10.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 29.00 $      -12.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 2.33 $      -40.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 21,000.00 $      -4.55 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,274.65 $ 20,378.71 $      -4.21 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.49 $ 141.56 $      +2.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -1.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.31 $ 60.68 $      -9.86 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 88.10 $ 36.29 $      -58.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.00 $ 18.75 $      -18.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,164.07 $ 936.90 $      -56.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,966.19 $ 17,141.67 $      -38.71 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.35 $ 43.93 $      -33.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.67 $ 35.04 $      -21.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.69 $ 74.00 $      -14.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.36 $ 96.65 $      -37.39 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,422.60 $ 1,750.59 $      -48.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,817.14 $ 1,092.82 $      -61.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,290.70 $ 2,816.67 $      -55.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,748.08 $ 1,801.29 $      -62.06 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,181.31 $ 397.96 $      -66.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 892.01 $ 197.86 $      -77.82 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,836.38 $ 4,486.80 $      -34.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 4.16      -3.21 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:385300
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD