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Cost of Living Comparison:
Detroit, Michigan - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Detroit, Michigan should increase to $186,968 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesDetroitSan Francisco
Overall72.9272.6
Food95.3121.6
Housing20604.1
Utilities102.896.3
Transportation101.6114.6
Health100.3115.3
Miscellaneous94.8118.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Francisco is 274% more expensive than Detroit.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 2920% more expensive in San Francisco.

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