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

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Consumer Prices in Denver, CO are 18.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 37.62% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 54.19% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 18.48% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 21.05% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 5.95% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 14.50 $      -14.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.50 $      -16.67 %
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 $      -4.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 $ 1.86 $      -22.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.52 $      -19.65 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.25 $ 3.01 $      -29.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.07 $ 2.84 $      -7.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.57 $      -26.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.27 $ 2.88 $      -11.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.50 $ 5.19 $      -38.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.05 $ 3.47 $      -42.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 $ 5.21 $      -25.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 $ 2.09 $      +10.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.72 $      -28.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 1.97 $      +25.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.74 $      -8.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 $ 0.91 $      -35.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 $ 1.03 $      -5.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $ 1.61 $      +34.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 1.92 $      +9.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 1.94 $      -4.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 2.81 $      +12.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 6.03 $      -49.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 3.00 $      +9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $ 114.00 $      +40.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.75 $      -8.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 22.50 $      -31.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 2.58 $      -34.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,274.65 $ 20,885.90 $      -1.83 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.49 $ 127.71 $      -7.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.22 $      +116.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.31 $ 57.45 $      -14.65 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 88.10 $ 42.25 $      -52.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.00 $ 9.42 $      -59.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,166.86 $ 1,108.73 $      -48.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,966.19 $ 16,787.20 $      -39.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.03 $ 44.12 $      -33.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.50 $ 33.96 $      -23.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.94 $ 76.96 $      -11.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.71 $ 96.96 $      -37.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,423.89 $ 1,680.91 $      -50.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,817.14 $ 1,286.41 $      -54.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,284.09 $ 2,770.79 $      -55.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,748.08 $ 2,173.98 $      -54.21 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,181.31 $ 400.21 $      -66.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 892.01 $ 263.06 $      -70.51 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,840.68 $ 4,013.52 $      -41.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 4.40      +2.74 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:387263
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD