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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 8.60% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 33.21% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 55.86% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 14.77% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 7.77% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 18.03% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 6.88 $      -14.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.24 $ 5.00 $      -19.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $ 3.91 $      -13.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 $ 1.86 $      -16.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.23 $      -35.85 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.44 $ 4.07 $      -8.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $ 2.86 $      -17.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $ 1.82 $      -13.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $ 2.61 $      -25.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.44 $ 5.93 $      -43.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.88 $ 4.03 $      -31.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.21 $ 6.86 $      -16.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 $ 2.98 $      +51.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.76 $      -34.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $ 2.01 $      +36.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $ 2.19 $      -3.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.79 $      +11.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.96 $      +55.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $ 1.82 $      +5.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $ 1.96 $      +14.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $ 2.65 $      +42.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 $ 3.30 $      +21.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.38 $ 10.00 $      +6.67 %
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) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 24.00 $      -27.27 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.73 $ 2.99 $      -19.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,097.88 $ 21,293.83 $      +0.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.71 $ 150.74 $      +38.66 %
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) 64.20 $ 67.40 $      +4.99 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.85 $ 30.52 $      -61.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.67 $ 35.20 $      +78.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 12.00 $      -14.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,132.77 $ 1,085.03 $      -49.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,900.00 $ 21,600.00 $      -13.25 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.10 $ 39.08 $      -31.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.33 $ 31.20 $      -29.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.76 $ 70.22 $      -17.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.72 $ 82.90 $      -34.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,347.36 $ 1,579.05 $      -52.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,703.57 $ 1,033.45 $      -61.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,668.37 $ 2,836.25 $      -49.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,268.02 $ 1,607.86 $      -62.33 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,151.62 $ 314.33 $      -72.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 893.63 $ 105.06 $      -88.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,094.23 $ 3,336.48 $      -45.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 4.27      -0.50 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:393199
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD