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

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 29.47% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Saint Louis, MO are 51.31% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 71.25% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 34.17% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Saint Louis, MO are 30.25% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Saint Louis, MO is 12.61% higher 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 $ 12.00 $      -40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 51.00 $      -36.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.00 $      -30.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.75 $ 4.50 $      -41.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 5.75 $      -28.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.69 $ 4.61 $      -1.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 $ 1.57 $      -35.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 $ 1.27 $      -35.39 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.56 $ 3.00 $      -34.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $ 1.90 $      -45.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.40 $ 1.31 $      -45.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.79 $ 1.89 $      -50.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.63 $ 4.82 $      -27.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.69 $ 4.58 $      -31.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 $ 6.39 $      -9.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.13 $ 2.07 $      -33.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.70 $      -26.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.56 $      -32.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.19 $ 1.62 $      -49.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.24 $      -31.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 $ 1.34 $      -17.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.99 $ 1.67 $      -16.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 $ 2.48 $      +24.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 10.50 $      -30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 $ 2.45 $      -13.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 $ 2.67 $      -13.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.34 $ 7.00 $      -38.30 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.50 $ 78.00 $      -6.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00 $      -33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 17.50 $      -46.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.68 $ 2.09 $      -43.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 20,910.00 $      -16.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,350.38 $ 20,699.00 $      -3.05 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.07 $ 175.30 $      +4.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.12 $      -17.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.79 $ 60.38 $      -6.81 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.36 $ 27.09 $      -67.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.86 $ 12.25 $      -43.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 11.00 $      -26.67 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,418.75 $ 886.18 $      -63.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 34,088.17 $ 17,000.00 $      -50.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.23 $ 42.08 $      -25.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.58 $ 41.88 $      -1.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.70 $ 76.08 $      -13.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.42 $ 99.83 $      -28.91 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,157.05 $ 1,099.03 $      -65.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,543.59 $ 710.91 $      -72.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,459.29 $ 1,955.62 $      -73.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,605.56 $ 1,342.86 $      -70.84 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,265.75 $ 182.69 $      -85.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 905.81 $ 77.11 $      -91.49 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Saint Louis, MO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,657.94 $ 4,198.71 $      -45.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.64 3.74      +2.84 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
Contributors in the past 12 months:26359