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Cost of Living Comparison:
San Francisco, California - Santa Monica, California

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A salary of $100,000 in San Francisco, California should increase to $111,555 in Santa Monica, California

Cost of Living IndexesSan FranciscoSanta Monica
Overall272.6304.1
Food121.695.5
Housing604.1744.5
Utilities96.3110
Transportation114.6102.2
Health115.393.3
Miscellaneous118.991.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Santa Monica is 12% more expensive than San Francisco.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 23% more expensive in Santa Monica.

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