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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 9.61% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 1.49% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.37% higher than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 10.73% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.31% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 35.67% 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 $ 8.00 $      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.24 $      -10.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 $ 4.50 $      +0.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $ 2.22 $      +2.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.92 $      +10.75 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $ 4.44 $      -0.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $ 3.45 $      -1.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $ 2.11 $      -30.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.57 $ 3.48 $      -2.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.02 $ 10.44 $      +48.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.09 $ 5.88 $      -3.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.95 $ 8.21 $      +18.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 $ 1.96 $      -29.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.16 $      +13.28 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.58 $ 1.47 $      -43.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.28 $      -15.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 $ 1.61 $      +10.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.26 $      -10.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $ 1.71 $      -25.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 1.72 $      -29.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 1.86 $      -14.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 2.71 $      -1.58 %
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) 3.50 $ 3.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 3.74 $      +23.04 %
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) 20,878.62 $ 21,185.29 $      +1.47 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.26 $ 108.71 $      -24.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.10 $      +18.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.79 $ 64.25 $      +3.99 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.04 $ 78.87 $      -5.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.92 $ 19.67 $      -50.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 14.00 $      -12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,357.23 $ 2,158.14 $      -8.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,350.00 $ 24,900.00 $      -33.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.53 $ 57.46 $      +7.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.36 $ 44.33 $      +12.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.92 $ 84.86 $      -3.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.58 $ 127.73 $      -0.66 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,136.42 $ 3,357.24 $      +7.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,977.12 $ 2,715.42 $      +37.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,385.64 $ 5,686.17 $      -10.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,421.51 $ 4,261.59 $      +24.55 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,282.73 $ 1,159.31 $      -9.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 553.87 $ 906.69 $      +63.70 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,559.73 $ 6,094.23 $      +33.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 4.29      -0.34 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:535389
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD