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Cost of Living Comparison Between Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX Reverse

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You would need around 4,321.96$ in Austin, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,800.00$ in Atlanta, GA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 3.17% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 13.74% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 38.35% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 6.14% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 6.99% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 17.21% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     50.00 $      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.02 $      +0.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 $     3.62 $      -6.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 $     1.77 $      +14.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.36 $     1.34 $      -1.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.18 $      +27.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.99 $     2.61 $      +31.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.03 $     2.58 $      +27.26 %
Eggs (12) 2.02 $     2.45 $      +20.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.35 $     11.78 $      +85.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.94 $     8.92 $      +28.54 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 $     3.45 $      -18.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.51 $     2.85 $      -36.77 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.14 $     3.58 $      -13.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 $     2.73 $      +0.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.87 $      +17.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.65 $      -9.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.50 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $     1.51 $      -36.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.35 $     2.50 $      -42.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.00 $      -60.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 $     35.00 $      -59.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.38 $      +35.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $     31.00 $      +72.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.89 $      -4.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,500.00 $     20,000.00 $      +2.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 188.02 $     172.09 $      -8.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.37 $      +109.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.50 $     42.10 $      -11.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.25 $     42.11 $      +13.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.98 $     20.00 $      +33.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     10.00 $      -9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.50 $     42.71 $      +5.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.25 $     41.00 $      +56.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.27 $     79.29 $      +2.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.50 $     93.75 $      +24.17 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,068.47 $     1,360.29 $      +27.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 720.00 $     794.38 $      +10.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.00 $     2,668.50 $      +56.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,057.69 $     1,466.60 $      +38.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,152.78 $     4,171.02 $      +93.75 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,722.23 $     1,641.50 $      -4.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,655.64 $     3,442.17 $      -5.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.08     4.31      +5.71 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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