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 32.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 40.20% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 49.18% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 24.68% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 39.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 7.51% lower 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 $ 16.00 $      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 66.00 $      -34.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.50 $ 8.00 $      -30.43 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.23 $ 4.82 $      -7.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 2.08 $      -27.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 $ 1.87 $      -20.95 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.50 $ 2.88 $      -47.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.81 $ 2.66 $      -30.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.66 $      -24.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.33 $ 2.14 $      -50.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.20 $ 4.88 $      -40.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.64 $ 3.42 $      -48.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.92 $ 5.64 $      -28.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $ 1.73 $      -41.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.57 $      -60.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $ 1.29 $      -46.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.15 $ 1.43 $      -54.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 $ 0.64 $      -65.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.62 $ 0.89 $      -44.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.23 $ 1.74 $      -22.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $ 2.14 $      -8.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.23 $ 1.74 $      -46.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.95 $ 2.26 $      -42.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 8.00 $      -33.33 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $ 85.00 $      +4.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 2.85 $      -24.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $ 2.68 $      -3.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 37.50 $      +13.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.13 $ 3.80 $      -26.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $ 23,195.00 $      -14.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,125.12 $ 26,470.71 $      +25.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.71 $ 121.90 $      -43.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.20 $      +23.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.74 $ 58.33 $      -9.89 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.00 $ 31.87 $      -67.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.88 $ 6.20 $      -51.84 %
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 2,583.33 $ 783.33 $      -69.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 35,696.00 $ 12,666.67 $      -64.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.44 $ 45.00 $      -24.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.18 $ 40.62 $      -5.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.90 $ 80.00 $      -1.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.83 $ 111.29 $      -5.55 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,100.69 $ 1,530.77 $      -50.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,577.50 $ 1,272.50 $      -50.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,326.92 $ 2,787.50 $      -47.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,246.15 $ 2,160.00 $      -49.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,054.15 $ 613.62 $      -41.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 879.59 $ 245.03 $      -72.14 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,913.56 $ 4,376.49 $      -44.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.10 3.39      +9.23 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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