San Francisco, CA Cost of Living

San Francisco cost of living index

IndexSan FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index184136100
Goods & Services index115107100
Groceries index124117100
Health care index119109100
Housing index339189100
Transportation index131125100
Utilities index108116100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in San Francisco is 35.9% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Francisco is 84.3% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in San Francisco, CA is $2.80.
  • The price of gas in San Francisco is 25.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco, CA is $9.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco is 2.7% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

California average prices compared to national average

The average prices for San Francisco, CA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around San Francisco, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Piedmont, Oakland8310.9
Crocker Highland, Oakland8310.8
Upper Rockridge, Oakland8311.1
Pacific Heights, San Francisco821.5
Potrero Hill, San Francisco821.8
West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco823.3
Noe Valley, San Francisco822
Presidio Heights, San Francisco822.1
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Marina, San Francisco822.1
Seacliff, San Francisco824.4
Trestle Glen, Oakland8210.3
Castro-Upper Market, San Francisco821.2
Twin Peaks, San Francisco822.3
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco821.5
Diamond Heights, San Francisco822.7
Glen Park, San Francisco812.7
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Cities near San Francisco, CA

CityScoreMiles
Danville, CA8723.1
San Ramon, CA8624.1
Camino Tassajara, CA8627.2
Saratoga, CA8641.5
Los Altos, CA8631.7
Lafayette, CA8618.1
Foster City, CA8617
Orinda, CA8614.9
CityScoreMiles
Clayton, CA8528.8
Cupertino, CA8537.7
Belmont, CA8519.3
Hillsborough, CA8514
San Carlos, CA8520.4
Piedmont, CA8510.8
Palo Alto, CA8527.5
Pleasanton, CA8530.8
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