Summary

Cost of living in San Francisco, CA is 6% more expensive than New York, NY according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$4,921
$5,242
Cost of Living
$4,983
$6,954
Average Salary
$4,072
$4,429
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$3,132.23
$3,407.24
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$2,002.93
$2,783.37
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$6,594.04
$6,392.58
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$3,679.76
$4,821.78

Salaries And Financing

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,983.06
$6,954.86
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.08
%4.27

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$140.91
$144.62
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.09
$0.1
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$68.75
$72.01

Markets

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.17
$1.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.95
$3.53
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.58
$3.1
Local Cheese (1kg)
$17.01
$23.62
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.27
$1.8
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.34
$15.34
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.23
$2.05
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.96
$2.2
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$14.01
$12.05
Apples (1kg)
$6.01
$3.93
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.63
$13.95
Oranges (1kg)
$6.04
$3.58
Potato (1kg)
$4.29
$3.37
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.42
$1.33
Rice (white), (1kg)
$6.79
$4.63
Tomato (1kg)
$5.94
$4.4
Banana (1kg)
$2.69
$2.3
Onion (1kg)
$3.53
$2.8
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.09
$17.49

Transportation

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.75
$2.71
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$125.16
$83.66
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.84
$1.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,148.34
$23,333.33
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.94
$3.67
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.12
$2.29
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$32.67
$33
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,300.78
$22,510.17

Clothing And Shoes

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$58.13
$67.18
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.79
$44.44
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$88.28
$89.93
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$136.35
$162.86

Restaurants

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$20
$19.34
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$81.67
$80
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.67
$8.75
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$7.09
$6.96
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$8.33
$7.3
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.08
$2.52
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.64
$1.89
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.57
$4.51

Sports And Leisure

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$85.54
$100.18
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$36.99
$22.42
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$16.42
$14.71

Childcare

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$2,339.6
$2,226.93
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$38,474.64
$25,996.59

Buy Apartment Price

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$15,526.36
$13,476.05
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$7,450.24
$9,862.7