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Cost of Living in Austin, TX, United States

Prices in Austin, TX

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 83.77
Rent Index: 46.91
Groceries Index: 92.82
Restaurants Index: 72.21
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 66.02
Local Purchasing Power: 106.82

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
10.00
14.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
40.00
74.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.28 $
6.00
7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $
3.00
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $
4.00
5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.52 $
3.00
4.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.76 $
1.50
2.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
1.00
1.56
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.11 $
0.92
1.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.70 $
2.20
3.30
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.64 $
1.15
4.41
Eggs (12) 2.41 $
1.68
2.99
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.78 $
9.00
13.23
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.42 $
8.80
15.43
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $
2.45
5.27
Oranges (1kg) 3.01 $
2.20
4.41
Tomato (1kg) 4.07 $
3.00
5.51
Potato (1kg) 2.30 $
2.00
2.76
Lettuce (1 head) 1.79 $
1.29
2.46
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $
1.00
2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
12.00
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $
1.00
2.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.40 $
2.00
3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $
5.95
7.50
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $
1.00
1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.50 $
30.00
60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
3.00
3.75
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $
1.24
1.24
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.00 $
30.00
32.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $
0.85
0.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $
20,000.00
24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 167.76 $
134.83
228.73
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 $
0.30
0.50
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.18 $
30.00
50.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.50 $
36.00
50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $
25.00
50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
9.00
10.50
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.87 $
30.00
50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 $
30.00
56.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.50 $
65.00
100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 92.00 $
50.00
120.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,246.88 $
850.00
1,650.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.12 $
600.00
900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,582.92 $
2,100.00
3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,392.79 $
1,000.00
1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,662.42 $
3,229.17
4,305.56
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,399.31 $
914.93
1,883.68
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,116.00 $
2,500.00
3,800.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.62
4.00
5.00

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Last update: July, 2014

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1 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Feb 01, 2012 :
Your"Rent Per Month"is not based on square footage. So say for example if you live in an 800 sq.ft. apt and want the same size in Tokyo you'll be paying A LOT more. Or you'd get 250 sq.ft.in Tokyo for the same price. That makes the "one bedroom" rule completely unfair.

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