San Francisco, CA Cost of Living

San Francisco cost of living index

IndexSan FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index179133100
Goods & Services index109106100
Groceries index122114100
Health care index114110100
Housing index339189100
Transportation index108111100
Utilities index102114100
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 34.2% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Francisco is 79% 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.

San Francisco cost of living comparison

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in San Francisco, CA is $3.57.
  • The price of gas in San Francisco is 9.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in San Francisco, CA is $5.79.
  • The price of coffee in San Francisco is 27.1% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco, CA is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco is 8.9% higher than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

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
Pacific Heights, San Francisco851.5
Potrero Hill, San Francisco841.8
Noe Valley, San Francisco842
West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco843.3
Marina, San Francisco842.1
Presidio Heights, San Francisco842.1
Seacliff, San Francisco844.4
Castro-Upper Market, San Francisco841.2
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Diamond Heights, San Francisco842.7
Twin Peaks, San Francisco842.3
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco841.5
Glen Park, San Francisco842.7
Crocker Highland, Oakland8310.8
Inner Sunset, San Francisco832.7
Piedmont, Oakland8310.9
Trestle Glen, Oakland8210.3
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Cities near San Francisco, CA

CityScoreMiles
Lafayette, CA8818.1
Camino Tassajara, CA8827.2
Los Altos, CA8731.7
Belmont, CA8719.3
Cupertino, CA8737.7
Ross, CA8714.9
San Ramon, CA8724.1
Pleasanton, CA8730.8
CityScoreMiles
San Carlos, CA8720.4
Ladera, CA8728.7
Orinda, CA8714.9
Kensington, CA8712.1
Mill Valley, CA8711.4
Foster City, CA8717
Saranap, CA8720.4
Palo Alto, CA8627.5
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