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

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You would need around 4,363.05$ 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. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 4.39% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 14.82% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 36.51% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.05% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 12.41% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 19.17% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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  Atlanta, GA  Austin, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     50.00 $      -9.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 $     4.00 $      -38.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 $     3.74 $      +3.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $     1.71 $      -5.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.30 $      -10.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.06 $      +9.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     2.36 $      +17.82 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.10 $     3.19 $      +51.65 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     2.39 $      +0.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.07 $     10.68 $      +75.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.61 $     9.50 $      +43.83 %
Apples (1kg) 4.29 $     4.12 $      -3.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.11 $     2.84 $      -30.95 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 $     4.09 $      +1.81 %
Potato (1kg) 2.17 $     2.68 $      +23.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $     1.71 $      -2.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     1.55 $      -8.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $     1.26 $      -16.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     2.07 $      -31.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $     6.50 $      +30.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.00 $      -60.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 94.00 $     35.00 $      -62.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.38 $      +35.25 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.24 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $     30.00 $      +66.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.75 $     0.72 $      -4.05 %
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 184.22 $     166.91 $      -9.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.37 $      +109.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.36 $     42.62 $      -15.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.44 $     39.88 $      +9.41 %
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) 40.50 $     46.43 $      +14.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.56 $     43.17 $      +51.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 74.10 $     79.29 $      +7.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.78 $     105.83 $      +43.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.38 $     1,577.27 $      +54.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 751.36 $     883.64 $      +17.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,887.50 $     2,731.67 $      +44.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,335.00 $     1,625.00 $      +21.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,152.78 $     4,305.56 $      +100.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,722.23 $     1,506.95 $      -12.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,986.02 $     2,771.17 $      -7.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.00     4.29      +7.23 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: USD