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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 22.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 40.99% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 56.83% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 19.25% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 21.94% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 11.00% higher than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAAustin, TXDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 15.00 $      -11.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 55.00 $      -31.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.00 $      -22.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.52 $ 4.41 $      -2.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 $ 2.10 $      -12.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.54 $      -19.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.45 $ 3.34 $      -25.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.08 $ 2.48 $      -19.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 $ 1.52 $      -22.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.27 $ 2.56 $      -21.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.31 $ 4.35 $      -40.56 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.13 $ 3.46 $      -43.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 $ 5.12 $      -26.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.96 $      +7.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.51 $      -51.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.20 $      +40.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.61 $      -15.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.02 $      -27.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.89 $      -18.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $ 1.69 $      +41.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.55 $      -6.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $ 2.40 $      +17.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 3.60 $      +44.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 7.00 $      -41.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.50 $      -45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 41.25 $      -48.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.77 $ 3.00 $      +8.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 29.00 $      -12.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 2.33 $      -40.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 20,455.00 $      -7.02 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,868.90 $ 20,399.91 $      -2.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.20 $ 139.40 $      +7.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +4.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.73 $ 60.66 $      -7.72 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.59 $ 36.29 $      -56.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.00 $ 18.75 $      -18.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,134.97 $ 938.75 $      -56.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,115.00 $ 17,141.67 $      -36.78 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.19 $ 44.32 $      -30.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.38 $ 35.22 $      -20.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.02 $ 73.56 $      -16.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148.68 $ 98.90 $      -33.48 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,397.01 $ 1,717.64 $      -49.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,802.05 $ 1,072.39 $      -61.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,132.95 $ 2,788.46 $      -54.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,685.12 $ 1,767.16 $      -62.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,180.09 $ 397.96 $      -66.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 912.01 $ 199.29 $      -78.15 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,766.51 $ 4,432.12 $      -34.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 4.20      -2.15 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:392296
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD