Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing San Francisco to Denver

Cost of Living Comparison:
San Francisco, California - Denver, Colorado

Change cities

A salary of $100,000 in San Francisco, California could decrease to $46,772 in Denver, Colorado

Cost of Living IndexesSan FranciscoDenver
Overall272.6127.5
Food121.698.3
Housing604.1184.8
Utilities96.393.8
Transportation114.696.5
Health115.3106.5
Miscellaneous118.9104
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Denver is 53% cheaper than San Francisco.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 69% cheaper in Denver.

Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
Columbia, MissouriIrvine, CaliforniaCompare
Indianapolis, IndianaFarmville, VirginiaCompare
Coral Springs, FloridaSouth Sarasota, FloridaCompare
Castle Rock, ColoradoWichita, KansasCompare
Roseville, CaliforniaSunnyvale, CaliforniaCompare
Somerville, MassachusettsDanvers, MassachusettsCompare
Bentonville, ArkansasWilmington, DelawareCompare
Hackensack, New JerseyOssining, New YorkCompare
Palo Alto, CaliforniaKansas City, MissouriCompare
McKinney, TexasLouisville, ColoradoCompare
Louisville, KentuckyMilwaukee, WisconsinCompare
San Diego, CaliforniaSalisbury, MarylandCompare
Morrisville, North CarolinaFranklin, TennesseeCompare
Weston, FloridaPrinceton, New JerseyCompare
Severna Park, MarylandSpring, TexasCompare
Colorado Springs, ColoradoOrlando, FloridaCompare
Sidney, OhioPortland, OregonCompare
Klamath Falls, OregonCoos Bay, OregonCompare
Puyallup, WashingtonMerrillville, IndianaCompare
Oklahoma City, OklahomaMidwest City, OklahomaCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in San Francisco with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Denver with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island