Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Honolulu, HI 

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Cost of Living in Honolulu, HI is 1.7% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Honolulu, HI is 14.7% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Honolulu, HI are 30.8% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Honolulu, HI are 10.7% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Honolulu, HI are 2.2% higher than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Honolulu, HI is 39.1% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 20.00 $      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 80.00 $      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 13.50 $      +12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 12.00 $      +50.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.60 $ 6.25 $      +11.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 $ 2.96 $      +8.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $ 2.50 $      +9.9 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.87 $ 7.65 $      +30.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.31 $ 5.87 $      +36.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.04 $ 2.70 $      -11.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.24 $ 6.29 $      +20.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.17 $ 8.92 $      -2.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.94 $ 6.08 $      -12.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.19 $ 8.60 $      -6.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.02 $ 2.69 $      -10.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.77 $      +16.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.43 $ 2.81 $      +15.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.40 $ 3.41 $      +0.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $ 2.09 $      +8.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.66 $ 2.09 $      +25.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.02 $ 3.98 $      +31.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $ 2.63 $      +14.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.75 $ 15.50 $      -12.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 1.96 $      -18.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $ 3.55 $      +11.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.50 $ 12.00 $      -11.1 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 $ 3.00 $      +15.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $ 80.00 $      -15.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 3.50 $      -12.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 4.20 $      +40.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 $ 44.80 $      +14.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.19 $ 4.89 $      -5.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $ 35,265.95 $      +10.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,336.48 $ 24,977.77 $      -8.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 249.85 $ 297.40 $      +19.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 49.73 $ 52.44 $      +5.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.52 $ 69.12 $      +8.8 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 104.33 $ 59.27 $      -43.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 $ 28.00 $      +47.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 15.00 $      -11.8 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,843.33 $ 1,375.00 $      -51.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,333.33 $ 30,000.00 $      -4.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.68 $ 51.88 $      -13.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.73 $ 53.33 $      +24.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.14 $ 102.50 $      -3.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.53 $ 111.67 $      -8.9 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,145.62 $ 2,186.00 $      -30.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,639.13 $ 1,706.67 $      -35.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,523.57 $ 3,826.67 $      -30.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,665.00 $ 3,333.33 $      -28.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,093.12 $ 756.66 $      -30.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 985.71 $ 753.99 $      -23.5 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,663.77 $ 3,979.49 $      -48.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 6.66      +1.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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