San Francisco, CA Cost of Living Index

San Francisco cost of living index

IndexSan FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Cost of living index152131100
Goods & Services index119107100
Groceries index119113100
Health care index111108100
Housing index243185100
Transportation index109108100
Utilities index90110100
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 15.8% greater than the California average.
  • The cost of living in San Francisco is 51.9% 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 $3.82.
  • The price of gas in San Francisco is 5.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in San Francisco, CA is $6.17.
  • The price of coffee in San Francisco is 22.0% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco, CA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in San Francisco is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Castro-Upper Market, San Francisco0.2Glen Park, San Francisco1.5
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco0.6West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco1.8
Noe Valley, San Francisco0.8Bernal Heights, San Francisco1.8
Twin Peaks, San Francisco0.9Inner Richmond, San Francisco2
Diamond Heights, San Francisco1.2Downtown, San Francisco2
Inner Sunset, San Francisco1.3Presidio Heights, San Francisco2
Western Addition, San Francisco1.3Pacific Heights, San Francisco2.3
Mission, San Francisco1.4Outer Mission, San Francisco2.4
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Cities near San Francisco, CA

CityMilesCityMiles
San Francisco, CA0Tiburon, CA9.1
Daly City, CA5San Bruno, CA9.3
Broadmoor, CA5.2Emeryville, CA9.7
Brisbane, CA5.6Pacifica, CA9.8
Colma, CA5.7Alameda, CA9.9
South San Francisco, CA7.2Strawberry, CA10.1
Sausalito, CA7.3Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA10.5
Belvedere, CA8.1Millbrae, CA11.2
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