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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA 

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Consumer Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 14.83% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 36.20% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 56.72% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 15.13% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 20.21% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 11.67% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $ 15.00 $      -6.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $ 7.00 $      -6.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.51 $ 3.93 $      -12.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 $ 1.89 $      -9.71 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $ 1.32 $      -27.31 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.16 $ 4.02 $      -3.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 $ 2.89 $      -21.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.53 $ 1.77 $      -30.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $ 2.57 $      -28.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.55 $ 5.68 $      -40.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.57 $ 3.88 $      -30.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.47 $ 5.68 $      -32.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.65 $ 3.06 $      +15.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.71 $      -36.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.46 $      -21.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $ 2.17 $      -20.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 1.21 $      -36.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.55 $      -2.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 $ 1.77 $      -14.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $ 2.09 $      -2.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 3.41 $      +36.53 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.62 $ 4.88 $      +34.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.88 $ 9.00 $      +1.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 96.00 $      +20.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.95 $      -15.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 35.00 $      +6.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.64 $ 3.00 $      -17.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 21,347.00 $      -2.97 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,772.35 $ 20,937.83 $      +0.80 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.60 $ 154.12 $      +36.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.54 $ 64.37 $      +2.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.07 $ 28.55 $      -65.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $ 42.29 $      +134.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 12.00 $      -14.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,101.94 $ 940.53 $      -55.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,255.00 $ 19,920.00 $      -17.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.31 $ 38.81 $      -34.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.50 $ 31.63 $      -31.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.65 $ 67.50 $      -22.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.44 $ 88.06 $      -30.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,373.15 $ 1,513.98 $      -55.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,615.83 $ 1,007.33 $      -61.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,724.42 $ 2,748.81 $      -51.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,239.53 $ 1,634.00 $      -61.46 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,127.42 $ 310.81 $      -72.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 875.99 $ 99.60 $      -88.63 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,859.48 $ 3,301.78 $      -43.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 4.19      +0.53 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:359178
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD