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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles, CA Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 18.69% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 26.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 33.82% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 6.21% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 30.11% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 7.37% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CALos Angeles, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 65.00 $      -13.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.43 $ 4.27 $      -3.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 2.06 $      -8.29 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 1.70 $      -8.72 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.41 $ 3.72 $      -15.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.83 $ 2.71 $      -29.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.15 $      -19.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.91 $ 2.92 $      -25.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.26 $ 4.55 $      -50.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.80 $ 4.54 $      -21.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.20 $ 6.54 $      -28.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.11 $ 1.88 $      -39.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.10 $ 1.01 $      -8.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.32 $ 1.55 $      -33.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.95 $ 1.75 $      -40.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.26 $ 1.50 $      -33.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.19 $      -42.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.63 $ 1.29 $      -51.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 1.96 $      -9.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.99 $      -13.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.47 $      +0.77 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.33 $ 2.92 $      -12.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $ 8.00 $      -8.57 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.75 $      -36.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 100.00 $      +25.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.70 $      -1.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 29.19 $      -11.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.42 $ 3.33 $      -2.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 23,500.00 $      +9.30 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,477.62 $ 20,682.95 $      +1.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.94 $ 129.89 $      +23.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.15 $      +57.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.94 $ 58.89 $      -3.37 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.34 $ 42.50 $      -43.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.25 $ 12.18 $      -29.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 15.00 $      +7.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,958.69 $ 1,038.43 $      -46.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,371.43 $ 21,458.33 $      -11.95 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.00 $ 49.44 $      -10.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.53 $ 43.11 $      +1.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.50 $ 77.73 $      -6.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.63 $ 99.20 $      -25.21 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,300.17 $ 2,103.32 $      -36.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,584.56 $ 1,624.80 $      -37.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,530.77 $ 3,721.02 $      -32.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,085.90 $ 2,810.26 $      -31.22 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,093.71 $ 616.00 $      -43.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 782.12 $ 403.39 $      -48.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,096.96 $ 3,483.44 $      -31.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 4.24      +4.71 %
Last update: May 2018May 2018
Contributors:337375
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD