Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO 

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Consumer Prices in Denver, CO are 22.54% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 39.15% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 54.29% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 17.67% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 30.28% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 0.43% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.76 $      -21.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 65.67 $      -17.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $ 7.25 $      -14.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.70 $ 4.80 $      +2.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 $ 2.10 $      -12.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 1.64 $      -14.77 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.66 $ 3.14 $      -32.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $ 2.42 $      -31.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $ 1.59 $      -35.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.80 $ 2.63 $      -30.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.06 $ 6.36 $      -9.93 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.42 $ 4.05 $      -36.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.99 $ 5.80 $      -16.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.09 $ 1.78 $      -42.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.67 $      -30.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.60 $      -30.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.27 $ 1.71 $      -47.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.87 $ 0.83 $      -55.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.95 $      -39.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $ 1.49 $      -24.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 1.91 $      -6.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 14.50 $      -3.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.96 $ 2.74 $      -7.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 $ 2.55 $      -19.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 7.23 $      -34.27 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.50 $ 114.00 $      +36.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.25 $      -25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 22.50 $      -31.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 2.56 $      -33.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,162.88 $ 21,195.17 $      +0.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.33 $ 131.97 $      -23.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.23 $      +61.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.99 $ 62.31 $      -2.62 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.86 $ 46.03 $      -43.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.57 $ 11.83 $      -32.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.50 $      -16.67 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,441.11 $ 1,214.71 $      -50.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 34,542.92 $ 15,966.13 $      -53.78 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.16 $ 45.94 $      -19.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.48 $ 37.67 $      -11.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.45 $ 75.70 $      -13.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.86 $ 100.71 $      -26.42 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,104.61 $ 1,707.94 $      -44.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,504.82 $ 1,351.49 $      -46.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,540.96 $ 2,792.31 $      -62.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,625.00 $ 2,274.00 $      -50.83 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.32 $ 482.93 $      -61.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 910.57 $ 268.51 $      -70.51 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Denver, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,623.68 $ 4,619.05 $      -39.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 3.55      -0.91 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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