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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 0.71% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 8.93% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 24.58% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 1.37% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 5.93% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 17.66% 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 $ 6.99 $      -0.14 %
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) 4.08 $ 3.95 $      -3.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 1.70 $      -4.42 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.43 $ 1.38 $      -2.97 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.95 $ 3.21 $      +8.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.28 $ 2.07 $      -9.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.46 $      +26.70 %
Eggs (12) 2.83 $ 2.94 $      +3.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.08 $ 4.34 $      +6.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.36 $ 3.63 $      +7.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 $ 4.74 $      -11.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 $ 1.68 $      +24.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.53 $      -28.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.51 $      +7.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 $ 1.59 $      +33.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.09 $      +17.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.02 $      -30.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.19 $ 1.48 $      +24.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 1.33 $      -10.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 13.00 $      +30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.36 $ 1.69 $      +23.98 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.51 $ 2.38 $      +57.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.07 $ 6.88 $      +13.26 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.73 $      -31.00 %
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) 1.99 $ 1.94 $      -2.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -9.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.07 $ 144.30 $      +1.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $ 0.24 $      +15.32 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.68 $ 45.98 $      +0.66 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.79 $ 37.05 $      +12.98 %
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) 40.57 $ 44.62 $      +9.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.37 $ 36.65 $      +16.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.25 $ 74.34 $      +2.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.87 $ 107.50 $      +10.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,168.29 $ 1,427.07 $      +22.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 820.11 $ 958.90 $      +16.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,123.98 $ 2,775.76 $      +30.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,425.20 $ 1,736.84 $      +21.87 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 179.78 $ 466.12 $      +159.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 106.40 $ 175.00 $      +64.47 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,283.24 $ 2,944.84 $      -10.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 3.88      +0.38 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:258274
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD