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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 10.15% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 0.28% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 10.21% higher than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 10.69% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 12.19% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 42.00% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 80.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 9.00 $      0.00 %
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) 4.49 $ 4.50 $      +0.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 2.27 $      +10.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 $ 1.82 $      +10.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 $ 4.32 $      -1.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $ 3.23 $      -7.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.07 $ 1.96 $      -36.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $ 3.25 $      -7.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.19 $ 8.94 $      +24.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.92 $ 5.80 $      -2.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.62 $ 7.71 $      +16.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.95 $      -26.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.02 $      -0.86 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.53 $      -42.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $ 2.15 $      -19.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.51 $      -5.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.22 $      -13.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 $ 1.16 $      -51.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $ 1.58 $      -34.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $ 1.73 $      -23.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 $ 2.30 $      -20.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 9.97 $      -28.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 78.00 $      -35.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 3.00 $      +15.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.05 $ 3.88 $      +27.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,040.00 $      +0.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,054.81 $ 21,260.29 $      +0.98 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.88 $ 123.22 $      -14.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $ 0.09 $      +45.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.77 $ 66.62 $      +6.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.55 $ 86.03 $      +4.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.95 $ 19.00 $      -44.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 15.00 $      -6.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,412.28 $ 2,134.97 $      -11.50 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,285.71 $ 26,135.00 $      -31.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.67 $ 62.61 $      +16.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.90 $ 42.65 $      +9.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.83 $ 87.69 $      +2.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.43 $ 144.64 $      +13.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,126.35 $ 3,390.73 $      +8.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,034.04 $ 2,798.28 $      +37.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,541.61 $ 5,991.67 $      -8.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,470.18 $ 4,540.38 $      +30.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,307.32 $ 1,165.41 $      -10.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 585.61 $ 926.09 $      +58.14 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,646.67 $ 6,580.25 $      +41.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 4.27      -1.60 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:516393
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD