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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 28.72% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 62.98% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 115.84% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 15.35% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 37.70% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 6.62% lower than in Austin, TX
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  Austin, TXSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 80.00 $      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.24 $      +24.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.34 $ 4.50 $      +3.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 2.22 $      +10.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.92 $      +15.10 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.12 $ 4.44 $      +42.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 $ 3.45 $      +40.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $ 2.11 $      +40.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.72 $ 3.48 $      +27.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.11 $ 10.44 $      +154.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.73 $ 5.88 $      +57.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.41 $ 8.21 $      +51.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $ 1.96 $      -4.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 1.16 $      +132.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.47 $      -37.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $ 2.28 $      +47.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $ 1.61 $      +45.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 $ 1.26 $      +37.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.47 $ 1.71 $      +16.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.48 $ 1.72 $      +15.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 1.86 $      -14.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.71 $      -8.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 9.38 $      +33.93 %
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 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 33.00 $      +13.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.53 $ 3.73 $      +47.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,455.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +7.55 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,419.90 $ 21,097.88 $      +3.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.20 $ 108.71 $      -28.57 %
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) 59.52 $ 64.20 $      +7.87 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.33 $ 78.85 $      +100.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $ 19.67 $      +5.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 926.75 $ 2,132.77 $      +130.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,272.92 $ 24,900.00 $      +44.16 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.87 $ 57.10 $      +30.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.80 $ 44.33 $      +31.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.74 $ 84.76 $      +11.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.93 $ 126.72 $      +24.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,695.01 $ 3,347.36 $      +97.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.25 $ 2,703.57 $      +149.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,835.94 $ 5,668.37 $      +99.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,793.69 $ 4,268.02 $      +137.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 394.19 $ 1,151.62 $      +192.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.62 $ 893.63 $      +354.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,004.29 $ 6,094.23 $      +52.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 4.29      +1.57 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:279393
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD