Sonoma, California vs. San Francisco, California

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in San Francisco, California is 43.7% more expensive than Sonoma, California.

You would need a salary of $57,479 in San Francisco, California to maintain the standard of living you have in Sonoma, California.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, San Francisco, California is more expensive than Sonoma, California
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
36% more expensive in San Francisco
than in Sonoma, California
Sonoma, CA vs. San Francisco, CA
Compared to Sonoma, San Francisco is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  43.7% 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
  5.0% higher
  Housing (Homeowner)
  86.3% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  5.8% lower
  Commute
  45.7% higher
  Health
  3.1% higher
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  14.5% higher