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 23.5% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 35.4% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 50.1% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 24.3% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 31.5% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 4.2% 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 $ 17.00 $      -32.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 77.50 $      -22.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.75 $      -28.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.45 $ 4.94 $      -9.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 $ 2.52 $      -7.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 1.81 $      -19.5 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.99 $ 3.57 $      -40.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.40 $ 3.15 $      -28.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 $ 1.54 $      -45.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.14 $ 3.57 $      -30.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.90 $ 6.33 $      -36.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.32 $ 4.17 $      -43.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.65 $ 7.47 $      -13.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.90 $ 1.94 $      -33.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.35 $ 0.83 $      -38.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.28 $ 1.65 $      -27.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.35 $ 1.50 $      -55.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.86 $      -52.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.15 $      -23.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.94 $ 1.87 $      -36.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 2.43 $      +6.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 $ 18.38 $      +8.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $ 1.81 $      -10.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $ 3.40 $      +27.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 8.59 $      -33.9 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 $ 85.00 $      -13.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 5.00 $      +25.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.93 $      +12.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 $ 49.00 $      +25.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.03 $ 3.94 $      -21.6 %
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 $ 31,333.73 $      +14.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 245.35 $ 159.12 $      -35.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 46.83 $ 65.50 $      +39.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.88 $ 65.13 $      +3.6 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.50 $ 46.50 $      -54.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $ 23.67 $      -10.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 12.00 $      -29.4 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,666.67 $ 980.00 $      -63.2 %
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) 60.95 $ 60.17 $      -1.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.75 $ 43.33 $      -0.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.42 $ 88.33 $      -18.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.56 $ 132.43 $      -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,133.80 $ 1,702.65 $      -45.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,595.83 $ 1,356.15 $      -47.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,666.46 $ 2,719.41 $      -52.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,666.67 $ 2,233.06 $      -52.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.66 $ 277.18 $      -74.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 949.99 $ 231.75 $      -75.6 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,386.73 $ 4,569.36 $      -38.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.53 6.52      -0.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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