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

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Cost of Living in Salt Lake City, UT is 26.3% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT is 36.3% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 48.9% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 27.7% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 32.4% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 6.2% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 15.50 $      -38.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.50 $ 80.00 $      -25.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.50 $      -6.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.52 $ 4.73 $      -14.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 $ 2.58 $      -5.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $ 1.83 $      -18.9 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.92 $ 3.51 $      -40.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.27 $ 3.18 $      -25.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.91 $ 1.43 $      -50.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.27 $ 3.88 $      -26.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.38 $ 6.83 $      -27.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.89 $ 4.39 $      -36.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.30 $ 7.20 $      -22.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.00 $ 1.74 $      -42.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 $ 0.89 $      -39.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.36 $ 1.60 $      -32.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.38 $ 1.50 $      -55.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.97 $ 1.04 $      -47.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 $ 1.23 $      -28.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.92 $ 1.87 $      -36.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 $ 2.43 $      +4.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.75 $ 18.38 $      +3.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.55 $ 1.81 $      -28.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $ 3.40 $      +6.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 8.79 $      -37.2 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.67 $ 2.50 $      -6.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 92.50 $ 85.00 $      -8.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.15 $ 2.67 $      -35.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.30 $      -29.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 $ 25.00 $      -35.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.19 $ 3.90 $      -24.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $ 34,000.00 $      +6.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,336.48 $ 30,541.89 $      +11.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.82 $ 165.64 $      -34.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 50.62 $ 65.50 $      +29.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.92 $ 70.00 $      +9.5 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.46 $ 25.25 $      -75.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 $ 23.67 $      +24.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 12.25 $      -27.9 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,903.03 $ 1,073.33 $      -63.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,333.33 $ 8,400.00 $      -73.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.79 $ 59.11 $      -4.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.67 $ 43.33 $      -3.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.62 $ 92.78 $      -12.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.53 $ 132.43 $      -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,145.96 $ 1,692.25 $      -46.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,690.91 $ 1,356.15 $      -49.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,499.77 $ 2,844.88 $      -48.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,623.81 $ 2,260.53 $      -51.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,093.12 $ 277.18 $      -74.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 985.71 $ 231.75 $      -76.5 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,655.65 $ 4,569.58 $      -40.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.52      -0.8 %
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