Summary

Cost of living in New York, NY is 1% more expensive than San Francisco, CA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$5,286
$5,240
Cost of Living
$5,484
$7,299
Average Salary
$4,368
$4,358
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$3,360.49
$3,352.6
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$2,128.59
$2,695.29
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$6,875.24
$6,169.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$3,989.25
$4,792.3

Salaries And Financing

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$5,484.23
$7,299.96
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.24
%4.34

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$157.07
$182.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.09
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$68.68
$70.89

Markets

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.22
$1.3
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$4.05
$3.96
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.83
$3.69
Local Cheese (1kg)
$19.12
$23.91
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.23
$1.9
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$16.38
$16
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.79
$2.56
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.29
$2.74
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$14.56
$12.59
Apples (1kg)
$6.08
$4.77
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$14.83
$14.16
Oranges (1kg)
$6.37
$4.15
Potato (1kg)
$4.59
$3.59
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.52
$1.68
Rice (white), (1kg)
$7.04
$4.89
Tomato (1kg)
$5.87
$5.17
Banana (1kg)
$2.74
$2.92
Onion (1kg)
$3.71
$3.2
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.87
$18.29

Transportation

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.75
$2.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$127.78
$85.5
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1
$1.23
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,796.11
$24,758.55
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.38
$3.83
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.2
$2.21
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$34.83
$33.78
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,439.35
$22,423.46

Clothing And Shoes

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$59.99
$65.88
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$49.32
$45.84
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$92.61
$89.69
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$145.18
$152.83

Restaurants

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$23.33
$21.11
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$88.89
$83.89
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.54
$9.94
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$7.67
$7.08
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$9.11
$7.86
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.44
$2.6
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.15
$2.06
Cappuccino (regular)
$5.06
$4.76

Sports And Leisure

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$100.2
$105.7
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$37.72
$19.67
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$17.28
$15.97

Childcare

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$2,313.48
$2,394.93
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$39,131.24
$30,957.61

Buy Apartment Price

Name
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$15,778.25
$12,796.6
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$8,140.22
$9,756.49