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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 1.15% lower than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 7.16% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 22.96% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 1.10% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 0.83% lower than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 11.14% 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 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.50 $ 4.00 $      -11.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $ 3.98 $      +0.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $ 1.63 $      -8.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $ 1.37 $      -7.89 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.93 $ 3.12 $      +6.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.39 $ 2.04 $      -14.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 $ 1.38 $      +26.10 %
Eggs (12) 2.90 $ 2.96 $      +1.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.19 $ 4.35 $      +3.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.31 $ 3.78 $      +14.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.23 $ 4.16 $      -20.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.52 $      +0.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.50 $      -33.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.37 $      -14.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 $ 1.52 $      +29.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.06 $      +10.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $ 0.89 $      -39.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 $ 1.54 $      +41.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $ 1.29 $      -11.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 $ 1.51 $      +20.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 2.29 $      +51.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.41 $ 7.00 $      +9.20 %
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 $ 3.75 $      +50.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00 $      -33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.10 $ 30.00 $      +14.94 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.05 $ 2.02 $      -1.61 %
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 145.45 $ 149.01 $      +2.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $ 0.30 $      +45.97 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.26 $ 43.50 $      -5.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.22 $ 36.38 $      +12.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.14 $ 17.62 $      +34.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.64 $ 44.50 $      +9.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.05 $ 36.06 $      +12.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.79 $ 71.20 $      +0.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.96 $ 105.56 $      +10.00 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,168.17 $ 1,476.45 $      +26.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 832.65 $ 975.14 $      +17.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,158.82 $ 2,729.17 $      +26.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,417.63 $ 1,676.79 $      +18.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 183.23 $ 429.87 $      +134.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 102.37 $ 154.00 $      +50.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,151.38 $ 3,000.64 $      -4.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.79 3.95      +4.31 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:213228
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD