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Cost of Living Comparison:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Palo Alto, California

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A salary of $110,000 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania should increase to $572,995 in Palo Alto, California

Cost of Living IndexesPhiladelphiaPalo Alto
Overall99.5518.3
Food121.2120.4
Housing68.71379.2
Utilities128.7127.5
Transportation106.3111.9
Health100.8114.2
Miscellaneous115.7104.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Palo Alto is 421% more expensive than Philadelphia.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 1907% more expensive in Palo Alto.

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