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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 2.20% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 18.81% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 58.72% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.58% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 5.17% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 24.66% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 $ 12.00 $      -4.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.25 $ 6.99 $      -3.59 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 $ 3.97 $      -5.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.72 $      +7.25 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.14 $ 1.39 $      +22.22 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.19 $ 3.17 $      +44.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.34 $ 2.06 $      -11.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.35 $ 1.51 $      +11.94 %
Eggs (12) 2.89 $ 2.79 $      -3.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.06 $ 4.47 $      -11.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.74 $ 3.75 $      +0.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.74 $ 5.08 $      +7.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.49 $ 1.67 $      +11.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.51 $      -25.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.57 $      +36.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.52 $      +21.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.00 $      +5.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.00 $      +8.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 $ 1.38 $      +25.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.35 $ 1.54 $      +13.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.47 $ 14.00 $      +12.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 1.65 $      +79.35 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.11 $ 2.50 $      +18.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.62 $      -5.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.73 $      -13.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 41.25 $      -35.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 4.62 $      +54.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.24 $ 2.00 $      -10.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 35.00 $      +16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.96 $      -5.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 21,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 18,700.00 $      -13.02 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.51 $ 150.12 $      -18.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.20 $      +68.49 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.98 $ 48.84 $      -4.20 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.78 $ 39.60 $      +32.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.42 $ 16.90 $      +9.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.37 $ 44.81 $      +8.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.24 $ 38.63 $      +16.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.34 $ 75.63 $      +3.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.58 $ 109.17 $      +15.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 908.39 $ 1,465.95 $      +61.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 702.22 $ 972.72 $      +38.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,588.65 $ 2,763.16 $      +73.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,172.88 $ 1,737.78 $      +48.16 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 163.67 $ 425.68 $      +160.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.60 $ 165.00 $      +50.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,233.55 $ 2,894.35 $      -10.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 3.76      -2.77 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
Contributors:234308
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD