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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 5.46% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 0.49% higher than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.05% higher than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.78% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 1.54% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 28.58% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 17.00 $      -15.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 80.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.75 $ 8.00 $      -8.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 $ 4.51 $      +2.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.17 $ 2.17 $      +0.00 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 $ 1.79 $      +4.39 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $ 4.16 $      -6.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.65 $ 3.70 $      +1.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $ 2.54 $      -15.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $ 3.62 $      +3.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.36 $ 8.91 $      +21.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $ 5.88 $      -1.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 $ 8.24 $      +14.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.16 $ 2.90 $      -8.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.13 $      +9.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 $ 2.03 $      -20.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $ 3.00 $      +4.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 $ 2.16 $      +30.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 $ 1.94 $      +30.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $ 2.34 $      +2.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 2.02 $      -19.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 2.44 $      -2.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.68 $ 3.67 $      +36.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 8.62 $      -38.39 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 80.00 $      -33.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.65 $ 2.75 $      +3.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.97 $ 3.58 $      +20.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -2.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,397.12 $ 21,068.12 $      +3.29 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.08 $ 106.69 $      -18.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +6.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.43 $ 62.81 $      +3.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.68 $ 80.85 $      +8.27 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.71 $ 17.57 $      -59.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 14.00 $      -12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.98 $ 2,063.94 $      -5.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,722.22 $ 24,211.76 $      -23.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.91 $ 59.17 $      +13.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.11 $ 42.47 $      +5.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.95 $ 87.59 $      +4.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.38 $ 129.93 $      +3.63 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,181.43 $ 3,365.85 $      +5.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,955.71 $ 2,627.19 $      +34.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,383.23 $ 5,703.66 $      -10.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,371.00 $ 4,243.90 $      +25.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,268.35 $ 1,123.31 $      -11.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 592.57 $ 882.99 $      +49.01 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,346.73 $ 5,616.44 $      +29.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.08 4.09      +0.25 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:552352
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD