Sacramento, California vs. San Francisco, California

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in San Francisco, California is 100.7% more expensive than Sacramento, California.

You would need a salary of $200,658 in San Francisco, California to maintain the standard of living you have in Sacramento, California.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, San Francisco, California is more expensive than Sacramento, California
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
189% more expensive in San Francisco
than in Sacramento, California
Sacramento, CA vs. San Francisco, CA
Compared to Sacramento, San Francisco is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  100.7% higher
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Renter
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Food
  11.3% higher
  Housing (Homeowner)
  321.0% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  0.9% lower
  Commute
  30.7% higher
  Health
  10.5% higher
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  13.6% higher

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