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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Columbus, OH 

You would need around 3,606.38$ in Columbus, OH to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,500.00$ in New York, NY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Columbus, OH are 22.07% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Columbus, OH are 44.52% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Columbus, OH are 68.67% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Columbus, OH are 36.67% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Columbus, OH are 10.58% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Columbus, OH is 13.05% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Columbus, OH      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     40.00 $      -46.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     3.00 $      -50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     4.00 $      -42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $     3.27 $      -16.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.42 $      -19.92 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $     1.20 $      -20.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.35 $     0.78 $      -42.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.86 $     1.98 $      -30.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.06 $     3.69 $      +20.76 %
Eggs (12) 3.00 $     1.83 $      -38.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.73 $     10.22 $      -4.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.37 $     8.44 $      +0.77 %
Apples (1kg) 4.15 $     3.85 $      -7.25 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.74 $     6.02 $      +61.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.60 $     4.57 $      -0.73 %
Potato (1kg) 1.99 $     1.85 $      -7.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $     1.18 $      -48.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $     1.37 $      -29.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     11.00 $      -26.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     1.68 $      -8.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 $     2.51 $      -0.76 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.25 $     5.59 $      -54.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.00 $      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     70.50 $      -37.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     2.95 $      +18.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     0.93 $      -26.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     10.00 $      -66.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     0.95 $      -10.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     19,500.00 $      -15.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.80 $     171.04 $      +9.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.10 $      -39.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.96 $     40.25 $      -17.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 91.90 $     41.88 $      -54.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.97 $     10.00 $      -64.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.62 $     9.00 $      -33.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.10 $     38.75 $      -32.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.47 $     35.71 $      -24.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.15 $     88.12 $      -1.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 122.74 $     98.57 $      -19.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,843.71 $     798.18 $      -71.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,683.18 $     670.73 $      -60.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,852.81 $     1,363.64 $      -71.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,138.20 $     1,088.89 $      -65.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,687.52 $     974.08 $      -89.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,336.81 $     753.47 $      -82.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,355.47 $     2,732.00 $      -37.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92     4.07      +3.92 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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