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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $100,000 in Boston, Massachusetts should increase to $160,447 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesBostonSan Francisco
Overall170273
Food122122
Housing269604
Median Home Cost$587,000$1,331,100
Utilities14996
Transportation105115
Health125115
Miscellaneous131119
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

San Francisco is 60% more expensive than Boston.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 126% more expensive in San Francisco.

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