San Francisco vs Surrey - Cost of Living Comparison

San Francisco Surrey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3507
$1905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6913
$4406
🏠 One person rent
$2413
$1150
🏘️ Family rent
$3199
$2119
🍽️ Food expenses
$733
$509
🚐 Transport expenses
$168
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$6054
$3805
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
97
82
😀 Quality of life
93
97
🏙️ Population
874K
518K

The cost of living in San Francisco is 84% more expensive than in Surrey. Cities ranked 4th and 1951st ($3507 vs $1905) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 27th in the United States and Canada, respectively. Check the United States vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in San Francisco compared to 2 months in Surrey. San Francisco ranked 8th best city to live in the United States vs Surrey ranked 1st in Canada, while ranked 58th and 6th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in San Francisco vs Surrey

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San Francisco Surrey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.8
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$80.2
$62.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$12
$8.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.04
$5.11
 Cappuccino
$5.28
$4.27
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.81
$1.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2976
$1153
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2036
$930
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3683
$2427
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2756
$1752
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$130
$103
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$198
$159
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59.4
$72.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.03%
5.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11475
$9129
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10335
$5631
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.73
$2.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$83.8
$97.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.5
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.53
$1.53
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.47
$2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$6
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.3
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
$12.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.8
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$2.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$2.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.17
$2.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.58
$2.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.1
$13.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.26
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.9
$14.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$8.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.06
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.24
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.69
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$87
$31.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.9
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$132
$66.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$27.1
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.4
$48.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$100
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2447
$912
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14790
$2624

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Cities near San Francisco

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Daly
$2016
14 km or 8.4 mi South San Francisco
$2017
14 km or 8.8 mi Alameda
$3193
15 km or 9.2 mi Oakland
$3160
16 km or 10 mi Albany
$2005
17 km or 10 mi Berkeley
$2854
17 km or 11 mi San Bruno
$2025
18 km or 11 mi El Cerrito
$2013
18 km or 11 mi Pacifica
$2012
19 km or 12 mi Richmond
$2025
20 km or 12 mi Millbrae
$2026
21 km or 13 mi San Pablo
$2012
22 km or 14 mi Burlingame
$2012
24 km or 15 mi San Leandro
$2616
24 km or 15 mi San Rafael
$3121
26 km or 16 mi San Mateo
$3380
28 km or 17 mi San Lorenzo
$1890
28 km or 18 mi Foster
$2183
29 km or 18 mi Lafayette
$2012
29 km or 18 mi Hercules
$2021
31 km or 19 mi Belmont
$2044
32 km or 20 mi Hayward
$2465
32 km or 20 mi Castro Valley
$1996
34 km or 21 mi San Carlos
$2012
34 km or 21 mi Walnut Creek
$2946
36 km or 23 mi Redwood
$3271
37 km or 23 mi Martinez
$2259
37 km or 23 mi Danville
$2437
37 km or 23 mi Pleasant Hill
$1928
38 km or 24 mi Union
$2019
39 km or 24 mi San Ramon
$2238
39 km or 24 mi Vallejo
$3305
39 km or 24 mi Novato
$2019
39 km or 24 mi Benicia
$2008
41 km or 25 mi Concord
$2800
42 km or 26 mi Menlo Park
$2020
42 km or 26 mi East Palo Alto
$2008
43 km or 27 mi Newark
$2023
45 km or 28 mi Dublin
$2017
46 km or 28 mi Palo Alto
$2713

Cities near Surrey

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Burnaby
$2147
12 km or 7.4 mi Coquitlam
$1966
12 km or 7.7 mi Delta
$1689
17 km or 10 mi Langley
$1801
19 km or 12 mi Maple Ridge
$1819
20 km or 12 mi Vancouver
$2344
21 km or 13 mi Richmond
$2212
22 km or 13 mi North Vancouver
$2215
41 km or 25 mi Abbotsford
$1482
55 km or 34 mi Bellingham
$1805
65 km or 41 mi Chilliwack
$1802
79 km or 49 mi Nanaimo
$1921
87 km or 54 mi Saanich
$2023
93 km or 58 mi Victoria
$2046
93 km or 58 mi Mount Vernon
$2212
95 km or 59 mi Langford
$1679
100 km or 62 mi Oak Harbor
$2056
105 km or 65 mi Whistler
$2424
124 km or 77 mi Sequim
$2843
127 km or 79 mi Port Angeles
$2064
134 km or 84 mi Marysville
$2015
142 km or 88 mi Lake Stevens
$2022
144 km or 89 mi Everett
$2462
147 km or 91 mi Mukilteo
$2001
154 km or 96 mi Mill Creek
$2020
157 km or 98 mi Lynnwood
$2015
157 km or 98 mi Edmonds
$2014
163 km or 101 mi Shoreline
$2714
164 km or 102 mi Bothell
$2619
165 km or 102 mi Courtenay
$1577
165 km or 103 mi Kenmore
$1963
171 km or 107 mi Bainbridge Island
$2030
173 km or 108 mi Kirkland
$2024
177 km or 110 mi Redmond
$2969
179 km or 112 mi Seattle
$2881
180 km or 112 mi Bremerton
$2427
181 km or 113 mi Bellevue
$3222
185 km or 115 mi Sammamish
$2016
185 km or 115 mi Mercer Island
$2007
193 km or 120 mi Issaquah
$2658