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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Austin, TX Reverse

You would need around 4,228.44$ in Austin, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Phoenix, AZ (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 8.62% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 20.81% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 52.16% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.16% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 8.16% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 12.72% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Austin, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     50.00 $      +5.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     6.07 $      -2.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.50 $      -10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 $     3.57 $      -10.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     1.76 $      +14.61 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 $     1.36 $      +19.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.18 $      +55.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     2.59 $      +14.91 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     2.37 $      -29.61 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.28 $      +4.76 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     10.99 $      +56.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     10.31 $      +48.97 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.62 $      -5.29 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     2.85 $      -32.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     3.83 $      +16.13 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.64 $      +8.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.79 $      +32.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.56 $      -9.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 $     1.51 $      -47.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     2.50 $      -16.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.00 $      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 53.50 $     35.00 $      -34.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.38 $      +12.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.32 $     1.24 $      -5.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     31.00 $      -4.62 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     0.89 $      -3.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      0.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     176.12 $      +6.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.37 $      +205.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.90 $     42.64 $      +9.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.67 $     39.89 $      +25.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     25.00 $      +150.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.56 $     42.37 $      +4.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     39.00 $      +20.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     82.50 $      +25.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     85.00 $      +22.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 838.46 $     1,260.29 $      +50.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 667.92 $     788.12 $      +18.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,375.50 $     2,545.00 $      +85.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,080.40 $     1,435.64 $      +32.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,578.71 $     4,171.02 $      +164.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,327.55 $     1,641.50 $      +23.65 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,019.49 $     3,183.83 $      +5.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     4.39      +4.85 %
 
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