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

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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.

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