Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Salt Lake City, UT 

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Consumer Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 31.31% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 50.05% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 66.86% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 31.41% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 35.50% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 0.35% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 12.00 $      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 50.00 $      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 $ 6.50 $      -23.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 $ 4.50 $      -6.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 1.73 $      -30.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 1.39 $      -32.40 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 $ 2.59 $      -41.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $ 2.41 $      -30.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.35 $ 1.31 $      -44.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $ 2.21 $      -40.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.56 $ 4.31 $      -34.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.46 $ 3.58 $      -44.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.64 $ 5.82 $      -12.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.92 $ 1.54 $      -47.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.61 $      -28.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.21 $ 1.13 $      -48.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.11 $ 1.45 $      -53.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 0.85 $      -53.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.03 $      -35.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 $ 1.38 $      -29.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 2.18 $      +11.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 11.50 $      -23.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.74 $ 2.22 $      -19.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 2.83 $      +0.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.34 $ 8.00 $      -29.48 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 $ 83.75 $      -1.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.85 $      -18.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.93 $      -2.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 37.50 $      +13.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.60 $ 2.46 $      -31.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $ 19,892.00 $      -18.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,859.18 $ 24,029.57 $      +9.93 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.25 $ 136.83 $      -17.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.17 $      +23.24 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.95 $ 63.35 $      -8.13 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.92 $ 30.45 $      -63.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.86 $ 7.33 $      -66.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,387.72 $ 823.57 $      -65.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,576.15 $ 14,466.67 $      -56.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.08 $ 42.83 $      -24.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.79 $ 34.33 $      -19.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.44 $ 73.35 $      -18.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.64 $ 88.55 $      -37.49 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,186.47 $ 1,304.74 $      -59.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,617.65 $ 996.58 $      -61.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,293.45 $ 2,025.00 $      -72.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,615.15 $ 1,544.00 $      -66.54 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.75 $ 757.03 $      -43.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 939.87 $ 264.73 $      -71.83 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,894.23 $ 3,929.54 $      -50.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.71 3.76      +1.58 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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