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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 1.08% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 6.77% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 17.04% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 3.30% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 5.43% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 21.82% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 12.50 $      +4.17 %
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) 4.06 $ 4.03 $      -0.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.82 $ 1.70 $      -7.02 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.36 $ 1.43 $      +5.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.89 $ 3.19 $      +10.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.20 $ 2.13 $      -2.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 $ 1.47 $      +20.30 %
Eggs (12) 2.85 $ 2.78 $      -2.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 $ 4.34 $      +8.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.61 $ 3.70 $      +2.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.51 $ 4.90 $      -11.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.66 $      +25.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.52 $      -22.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.57 $      +18.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 $ 1.56 $      +37.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.04 $      +13.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 $ 1.01 $      -25.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.19 $ 1.44 $      +20.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $ 1.35 $      -22.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 13.00 $      +30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $ 1.65 $      +28.78 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.68 $ 2.50 $      +49.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.75 $      +3.85 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.75 $      -30.00 %
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) 2.88 $ 2.00 $      -30.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.10 $ 35.00 $      +34.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.00 $ 1.95 $      -2.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 20,500.00 $      -6.82 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.13 $ 146.61 $      +2.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.20 $      +9.04 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.14 $ 46.81 $      +1.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.43 $ 37.90 $      +10.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.44 $ 16.90 $      +17.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 $ 11.00 $      -4.35 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.47 $ 45.34 $      +6.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.96 $ 36.87 $      +15.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.12 $ 74.28 $      +3.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.08 $ 106.92 $      +7.91 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,238.52 $ 1,447.69 $      +16.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 848.43 $ 968.56 $      +14.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,280.71 $ 2,706.25 $      +18.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,479.75 $ 1,721.25 $      +16.32 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 191.43 $ 439.32 $      +129.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 103.25 $ 167.94 $      +62.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,446.22 $ 2,876.50 $      -16.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.91 3.81      -2.48 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
Contributors:272285
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD