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

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You would need around 4,281.05$ 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 3.00% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 12.66% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 34.72% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 6.23% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 7.54% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 13.86% 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 $     6.05 $      +0.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.75 $      -5.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 $     3.60 $      -4.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.77 $      +11.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.37 $      +7.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.08 $      +16.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.95 $     2.56 $      +31.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.13 $     2.48 $      +16.18 %
Eggs (12) 2.10 $     2.25 $      +7.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.87 $     11.49 $      +67.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.95 $     8.95 $      +28.75 %
Apples (1kg) 4.30 $     3.62 $      -15.82 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.06 $     2.81 $      -30.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 $     3.62 $      -9.90 %
Potato (1kg) 2.65 $     2.82 $      +6.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.93 $      +18.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $     1.81 $      -1.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     13.00 $      +30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $     1.42 $      -48.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.40 $     2.40 $      -45.45 %
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) 90.00 $     35.00 $      -61.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $     3.38 $      +22.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $     31.00 $      +106.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     0.89 $      -2.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      +5.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 184.12 $     163.90 $      -10.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.37 $      +109.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.67 $     40.60 $      -16.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 $     39.89 $      +1.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.99 $     20.00 $      +42.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     10.00 $      -9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.42 $     44.83 $      +10.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.20 $     41.00 $      +50.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.55 $     82.50 $      +9.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 74.25 $     99.00 $      +33.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,061.06 $     1,311.84 $      +23.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 726.67 $     797.58 $      +9.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,725.00 $     2,659.50 $      +54.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,110.71 $     1,459.93 $      +31.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,242.48 $     4,090.29 $      +82.40 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,865.74 $     1,632.53 $      -12.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,621.83 $     3,514.71 $      -2.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.03     4.29      +6.45 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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