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Detroit, Michigan - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Detroit, Michigan should increase to $165,484 in San Francisco, California

Detroit U.S. Avg. San Francisco
Cost of Living IndexesDetroitSan Francisco
Overall73.3242.6
Food94.5116.4
Housing21514.5
Utilities102.394.1
Transportation103.9110.3
Health97.3114
Miscellaneous95.3120.6
100=national average

San Francisco is 231% more expensive than Detroit.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 2350% more expensive in San Francisco.

San Francisco Housing Options

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Detroit Housing Options

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Single Family Rentals


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