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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 7.10% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 0.31% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.11% higher than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.35% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 4.80% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 34.09% 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 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.32 $ 4.51 $      +4.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.17 $ 2.19 $      +0.93 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.86 $      +8.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 $ 4.12 $      -6.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $ 3.56 $      +3.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.88 $ 2.53 $      -12.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $ 3.63 $      +7.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.08 $ 9.42 $      +32.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $ 5.82 $      -2.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $ 7.41 $      +7.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $ 2.52 $      -15.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 $ 1.12 $      +13.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $ 1.77 $      -29.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $ 2.56 $      -8.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.79 $      +10.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.47 $      +2.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $ 1.94 $      -15.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 2.07 $      -17.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $ 2.44 $      -9.60 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.74 $ 3.28 $      +20.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 8.88 $      -36.61 %
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 $ 2.76 $      -8.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 33.00 $      +10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $ 3.68 $      +22.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -4.35 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,041.72 $ 21,122.35 $      +0.38 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.69 $ 111.16 $      -20.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +12.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.81 $ 63.22 $      +3.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.01 $ 84.96 $      +11.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.29 $ 18.00 $      -57.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 14.00 $      -12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,159.53 $ 2,154.41 $      -0.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,675.00 $ 24,255.00 $      -20.93 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.95 $ 59.35 $      +16.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.43 $ 45.85 $      +13.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.45 $ 86.30 $      +3.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.85 $ 129.32 $      +6.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,174.69 $ 3,362.96 $      +5.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,949.58 $ 2,613.93 $      +34.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,428.28 $ 5,710.00 $      -11.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,307.61 $ 4,229.76 $      +27.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,242.40 $ 1,132.00 $      -8.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 569.92 $ 873.51 $      +53.27 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,361.53 $ 5,830.25 $      +33.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.16 4.20      +1.01 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:553359
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD