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

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 1.17% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 15.58% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 57.05% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 2.12% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 1.06% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 28.04% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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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 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 4.00 $      +23.08 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.88 $ 5.00 $      +2.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.19 $ 4.03 $      -3.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.70 $      +1.35 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 $ 1.43 $      +15.29 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.25 $ 3.19 $      +42.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 $ 2.13 $      -16.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.47 $      +4.67 %
Eggs (12) 3.02 $ 2.78 $      -7.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.17 $ 4.34 $      -16.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.13 $ 3.70 $      -10.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.88 $ 4.90 $      +0.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.39 $ 1.66 $      +19.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.52 $      -29.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.57 $      +26.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.42 $ 1.56 $      +9.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.04 $      +10.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.01 $      +1.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 $ 1.44 $      +15.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 1.35 $      -3.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.95 $ 13.00 $      +0.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.65 $      -21.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.39 $ 2.50 $      +4.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.25 $ 6.75 $      -6.90 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 41.25 $      -35.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.24 $ 2.00 $      -10.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $ 35.00 $      +6.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.95 $      -6.10 %
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 183.07 $ 146.61 $      -19.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.20 $      +62.70 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.02 $ 46.81 $      -8.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.15 $ 38.25 $      +26.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.20 $ 16.90 $      +4.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.76 $ 45.19 $      +8.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.70 $ 37.00 $      +3.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.97 $ 74.29 $      +0.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.42 $ 106.92 $      +14.45 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 900.23 $ 1,447.69 $      +60.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 690.94 $ 968.56 $      +40.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,610.48 $ 2,706.25 $      +68.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,156.03 $ 1,721.25 $      +48.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 167.06 $ 439.32 $      +162.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 104.87 $ 167.94 $      +60.13 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,481.85 $ 2,895.83 $      -16.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93 3.81      -2.94 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
Contributors:227287
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD