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Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 33.31% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 66.43% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 118.56% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.71% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 45.28% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 10.51% lower than in Austin, TX
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  Austin, TXSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 80.00 $      +45.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.00 $      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 7.50 $      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.57 $ 4.51 $      -1.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.01 $ 2.09 $      +3.93 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 1.81 $      +6.90 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.01 $ 4.16 $      +38.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $ 3.70 $      +50.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 $ 2.53 $      +94.43 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 $ 3.62 $      +25.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 $ 9.55 $      +120.26 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.07 $ 5.57 $      +36.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.28 $ 8.47 $      +60.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $ 2.65 $      +23.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 1.11 $      +124.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.46 $ 1.88 $      -23.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $ 2.72 $      +75.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $ 1.93 $      +84.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.58 $      +53.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $ 2.06 $      +57.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.45 $ 2.14 $      +47.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 2.50 $      +27.55 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.77 $ 3.62 $      +30.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 8.88 $      +26.79 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $ 80.00 $      +93.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.54 $ 3.50 $      +37.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.75 $      +1.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 33.00 $      +13.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.44 $ 3.64 $      +49.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,910.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +5.21 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,489.37 $ 20,772.35 $      +1.38 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.00 $ 112.60 $      -26.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.24 $ 62.54 $      +5.58 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.43 $ 83.07 $      +100.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $ 18.00 $      -1.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 858.82 $ 2,101.94 $      +144.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,546.88 $ 24,255.00 $      +46.58 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.34 $ 59.31 $      +40.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.04 $ 46.50 $      +25.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.28 $ 86.65 $      +15.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.96 $ 127.44 $      +31.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,633.08 $ 3,373.15 $      +106.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,059.76 $ 2,615.83 $      +146.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,824.31 $ 5,724.42 $      +102.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,782.07 $ 4,239.53 $      +137.90 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.51 $ 1,127.42 $      +183.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 186.57 $ 875.99 $      +369.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,934.36 $ 5,859.48 $      +48.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.04 4.17      +3.11 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:275359
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD