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Cost of Living Comparison:
New York, New York - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $40,000 in New York, New York should increase to $57,762 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesNew YorkSan Francisco
Overall168242.6
Food120.5116.4
Housing274.5514.5
Utilities130.694.1
Transportation111.6110.3
Health109.1114
Miscellaneous120.3120.6
100=national average

San Francisco is 44% more expensive than New York.

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

Housing is 87% more expensive in San Francisco.

San Francisco Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

New York Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals


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