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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Austin, TX Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 1.20% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 8.25% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 21.29% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 2.06% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 6.47% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 17.42% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 50.00 $      +11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 $ 4.00 $      -11.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $ 4.02 $      +1.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.77 $ 1.69 $      -4.27 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.38 $ 1.40 $      +1.77 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.96 $ 3.24 $      +9.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 $ 2.09 $      -2.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.49 $      +29.85 %
Eggs (12) 2.77 $ 2.84 $      +2.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.08 $ 4.34 $      +6.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.35 $ 3.62 $      +7.98 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 $ 4.79 $      -10.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.64 $      +24.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.52 $      -29.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.53 $      +8.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 $ 1.56 $      +31.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.07 $      +14.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.01 $      -31.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.19 $ 1.44 $      +21.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 1.35 $      -9.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 $ 13.50 $      +42.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.36 $ 1.65 $      +21.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.51 $ 2.50 $      +65.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.07 $ 6.62 $      +9.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.70 $      -32.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 41.25 $      -48.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 4.00 $      +60.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00 $      -33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.10 $ 35.00 $      +34.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.98 $ 1.94 $      -2.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 21,000.00 $      -4.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.89 $ 144.18 $      +0.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $ 0.23 $      +9.35 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.51 $ 46.15 $      -0.77 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.40 $ 37.54 $      +12.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.25 $ 18.25 $      +19.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 11.00 $      -8.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.71 $ 45.09 $      +8.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.56 $ 36.43 $      +15.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.47 $ 74.63 $      +1.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.93 $ 108.33 $      +9.50 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,201.18 $ 1,427.07 $      +18.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 837.52 $ 961.14 $      +14.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,168.35 $ 2,760.61 $      +27.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,465.78 $ 1,732.05 $      +18.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 178.73 $ 466.12 $      +160.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 107.11 $ 175.00 $      +63.38 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,273.87 $ 2,926.50 $      -10.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.88 3.84      -1.22 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:261279
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD