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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 7.62% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 0.04% higher than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 8.45% higher than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.49% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 5.16% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 31.60% 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) 9.00 $ 8.00 $      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.39 $ 4.50 $      +2.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 2.17 $      +5.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 $ 1.92 $      +12.26 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $ 4.12 $      -6.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $ 3.68 $      +5.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 $ 2.36 $      -18.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $ 3.63 $      +7.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.96 $ 9.60 $      +37.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.91 $ 5.73 $      -3.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $ 7.34 $      +6.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $ 2.50 $      -15.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.22 $      +29.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.55 $ 1.61 $      -36.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $ 2.43 $      -10.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.72 $      +14.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $ 1.34 $      -2.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $ 1.71 $      -24.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $ 1.97 $      -19.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 2.21 $      +1.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $ 2.90 $      +11.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 9.38 $      -33.04 %
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) 3.00 $ 2.75 $      -8.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.01 $ 3.73 $      +24.17 %
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) 20,881.63 $ 20,973.67 $      +0.44 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.12 $ 107.62 $      -25.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +16.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.51 $ 62.93 $      +2.30 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.96 $ 79.72 $      -3.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.75 $ 19.33 $      -52.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 14.00 $      -12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,336.06 $ 2,158.14 $      -7.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,229.17 $ 24,780.00 $      -23.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.29 $ 59.53 $      +13.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.85 $ 47.00 $      +20.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.31 $ 85.17 $      -3.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.10 $ 133.12 $      +5.57 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,110.82 $ 3,365.00 $      +8.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,965.15 $ 2,684.68 $      +36.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,430.13 $ 5,758.89 $      -10.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,275.93 $ 4,223.17 $      +28.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,313.32 $ 1,159.92 $      -11.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 555.17 $ 895.84 $      +61.36 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,478.11 $ 5,895.59 $      +31.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 4.25      +1.16 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:533367
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD