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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Buffalo, NY 

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Consumer Prices in Buffalo, NY are 19.51% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buffalo, NY are 49.13% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Buffalo, NY are 75.04% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Buffalo, NY are 23.98% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Buffalo, NY are 21.64% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Buffalo, NY is 21.98% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CABuffalo, NYDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.25 $ 15.00 $      -13.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 57.50 $      -28.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.00 $      -30.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 4.00 $      -42.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 $ 3.38 $      -25.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $ 1.78 $      -29.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.34 $      -30.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 $ 2.19 $      -45.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.15 $ 1.72 $      -45.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.96 $ 1.75 $      -11.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $ 1.57 $      -51.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.05 $ 3.37 $      -62.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.33 $ 3.10 $      -51.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.43 $ 4.97 $      -33.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 $ 2.83 $      +47.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.49 $      -47.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 $ 2.00 $      +15.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 $ 2.49 $      +19.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.76 $ 1.37 $      -22.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.75 $      +34.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $ 1.47 $      +8.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 $ 1.50 $      -27.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 11.00 $      -26.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 2.90 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $ 4.50 $      +92.86 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 11.50 $      -4.17 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.00 $      -27.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $ 75.00 $      -7.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.31 $      +1.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 20.00 $      -39.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.98 $ 2.91 $      -26.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 25,500.00 $      +15.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,206.80 $ 25,999.00 $      +17.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.38 $ 204.11 $      +49.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.07 $      -29.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.93 $ 67.05 $      +1.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.97 $ 23.28 $      -72.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 $ 22.00 $      +18.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,232.07 $ 746.67 $      -66.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,234.50 $ 16,666.67 $      -40.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.80 $ 45.65 $      -28.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.18 $ 34.93 $      -17.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.17 $ 70.44 $      -18.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.57 $ 88.27 $      -40.99 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,449.98 $ 981.90 $      -71.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,813.43 $ 765.24 $      -72.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,172.62 $ 1,473.08 $      -76.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,801.88 $ 1,082.14 $      -77.46 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,200.06 $ 147.80 $      -87.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 900.32 $ 49.92 $      -94.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,272.90 $ 2,886.12 $      -60.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 4.29      +2.87 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:39295
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD