Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Saint Louis, MO 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 31.87% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Saint Louis, MO are 46.06% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 62.32% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 30.53% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 33.92% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Saint Louis, MO is 21.84% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 14.00 $      -30.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $ 60.00 $      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $ 7.00 $      -36.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 5.75 $      -28.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 $ 4.33 $      -14.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 1.74 $      -39.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $ 1.39 $      -40.61 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.46 $ 3.15 $      -42.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.88 $ 1.99 $      -48.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.35 $ 1.24 $      -47.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.46 $ 1.60 $      -64.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.60 $ 5.31 $      -30.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.67 $ 5.00 $      -25.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.87 $ 6.44 $      -18.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.04 $ 2.03 $      -33.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.53 $ 0.71 $      -53.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 $ 1.65 $      -33.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.16 $ 1.73 $      -45.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.21 $      -36.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 $ 1.13 $      -30.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $ 1.72 $      -27.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 2.16 $      -5.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.34 $ 2.31 $      -30.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.09 $ 3.17 $      -22.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 7.00 $      -41.67 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.98 $ 2.50 $      -15.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 $ 78.00 $      -10.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 3.00 $      -20.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $ 2.21 $      -20.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 28.75 $      -12.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.38 $ 3.59 $      -33.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $ 24,000.00 $      -11.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,125.12 $ 20,996.86 $      -0.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 231.29 $ 167.18 $      -27.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.12 $      -27.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.48 $ 58.50 $      -10.66 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.00 $ 32.56 $      -66.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $ 7.00 $      -60.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 10.00 $      -33.33 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,583.33 $ 1,126.33 $      -56.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 35,696.00 $ 17,000.00 $      -52.38 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.30 $ 37.38 $      -35.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.61 $ 41.25 $      -3.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.53 $ 78.00 $      -3.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.37 $ 96.25 $      -15.10 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,093.52 $ 1,086.17 $      -64.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,584.09 $ 823.75 $      -68.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,428.12 $ 2,130.00 $      -60.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,192.86 $ 1,725.00 $      -58.86 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,054.15 $ 223.23 $      -78.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 879.59 $ 77.11 $      -91.23 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,194.13 $ 3,454.65 $      -57.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.97 4.44      +11.73 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
Contributors in the past 12 months:24967