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Brooklyn, New York vs San Francisco, California

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A salary of $599,980 in Brooklyn, New York should increase to $792,610 in San Francisco, California (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, San Francisco, California is more expensive than Brooklyn, New York
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 39% more expensive in San Francisco.
Cost of Living IndexesBrooklyn, NYSan Francisco, CADifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered184.724432.1% more
Food & Groceries117.8116.61.0% less
Housing (Homeowner)330.9596.280.2% more
Median Home Cost$884,000$1,237,600$353,600 (40.0% more)
Utilities151.697.535.7% less
Transportation192.6158.217.9% less
Health127.6114.910.0% less
Miscellaneous120.3120.50.2% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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