What would you estimate COL differences (as a %) between cities are? I’m specifically interested in DC to SF, but curious about other cities as well

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With all the calculators online??


There are websites dedicated to exactly this. Do you think we have every US city memorized?

SF is probably 30-50% higher especially for housing

there an exact site for this. it's somewhere on nerd wallet I think.

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