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 31.86% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 50.41% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 67.32% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 29.07% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 38.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 7.96% higher than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 12.00 $      -40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
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 $      -23.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.70 $ 4.62 $      -1.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 $ 1.88 $      -21.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 1.65 $      -14.71 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.66 $ 2.62 $      -43.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $ 2.34 $      -33.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $ 1.43 $      -41.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.80 $ 2.18 $      -42.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.06 $ 4.46 $      -36.79 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.42 $ 3.58 $      -44.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.99 $ 5.24 $      -24.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.09 $ 1.63 $      -47.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.60 $      -38.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.12 $      -51.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.27 $ 1.44 $      -55.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.87 $ 0.81 $      -56.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.96 $      -38.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $ 1.43 $      -27.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 2.18 $      +6.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.96 $ 1.85 $      -37.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 $ 2.44 $      -22.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 8.00 $      -27.27 %
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) 83.50 $ 84.00 $      +0.60 %
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) 3.86 $ 2.56 $      -33.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 21,196.00 $      -15.22 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,162.88 $ 23,588.38 $      +11.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.33 $ 133.99 $      -22.70 %
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) 63.99 $ 61.92 $      -3.23 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.86 $ 31.36 $      -61.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.57 $ 7.33 $      -58.27 %
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 2,441.11 $ 842.86 $      -65.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 34,542.92 $ 14,466.67 $      -58.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.16 $ 40.28 $      -29.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.48 $ 36.18 $      -14.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.45 $ 72.96 $      -16.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.86 $ 87.39 $      -36.15 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,104.61 $ 1,290.83 $      -58.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,504.82 $ 994.54 $      -60.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,540.96 $ 2,005.21 $      -73.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,625.00 $ 1,519.05 $      -67.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.32 $ 618.60 $      -50.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 910.57 $ 259.28 $      -71.53 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,637.97 $ 4,088.78 $      -46.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.58 3.53      -1.37 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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