Cost of Living Comparison Between Bakersfield, CA and Fresno, CA 

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Rent Prices in Fresno, CA are 25.10% higher than in Bakersfield, CA
Restaurant Prices in Fresno, CA are 1.05% higher than in Bakersfield, CA
Groceries Prices in Fresno, CA are 29.36% lower than in Bakersfield, CA
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Restaurants
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.95 $ 16.00 $      +0.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 62.50 $      +13.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 9.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.25 $      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.60 $ 4.81 $      -14.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $ 2.54 $      -0.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 $ 1.49 $      -32.58 %
Markets
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.38 $ 3.87 $      +14.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.97 $ 2.00 $      -32.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.60 $ 1.37 $      -47.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $ 3.27 $      -10.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 $ 4.81 $      -8.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.48 $ 5.66 $      -45.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.98 $ 9.41 $      -21.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.32 $ 1.83 $      -21.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 $ 0.65 $      -33.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $ 1.43 $      -42.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 $ 1.49 $      -13.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.83 $      -7.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.24 $ 0.86 $      -61.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $ 1.53 $      -29.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.92 $ 2.06 $      -47.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 7.99 $      -46.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.38 $ 2.51 $      -42.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.25 $ 2.81 $      -46.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 9.43 $      -5.65 %
Transportation
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.50 $      -14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.00 $ 30.00 $      -3.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.75 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.45 $      -10.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $ 40.00 $      +48.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.97 $ 5.88 $      -1.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 24,000.00 $      -20.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,634.60 $ 22,225.00 $      -29.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 260.26 $ 266.53 $      +2.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) ? 0.22 $     
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.22 $ 70.03 $      -1.67 %
Sports And Leisure
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.75 $ 31.82 $      +10.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 $ 45.00 $      +80.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 12.50 $      +4.17 %
Childcare
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 750.00 $ 2,000.00 $      +166.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ? 12,000.00 $     
Clothing And Shoes
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.43 $ 42.00 $      +1.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.00 $ 33.62 $      +20.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.50 $ 61.67 $      -25.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 184.17 $ 82.50 $      -55.20 %
Rent Per Month
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,175.00 $ 1,308.33 $      +11.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,070.83 $ 1,400.00 $      +30.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,215.83 $ 2,800.00 $      +26.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,966.67 $ 2,533.33 $      +28.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 460.48 $ 315.40 $      -31.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 159.11 $ 130.67 $      -17.88 %
Salaries And Financing
Bakersfield, CA Edit Fresno, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,355.31 $ 4,482.14 $      +33.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.62 5.14      -32.49 %
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