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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 2.18% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 14.90% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 57.60% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 1.11% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 3.90% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 22.62% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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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 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.20 $ 4.02 $      -4.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.64 $ 1.69 $      +3.31 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.30 $ 1.42 $      +8.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.25 $ 3.24 $      +44.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $ 2.09 $      -23.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.49 $      +9.07 %
Eggs (12) 3.09 $ 2.84 $      -7.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.17 $ 4.34 $      -16.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.13 $ 3.62 $      -12.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.88 $ 4.79 $      -2.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.64 $      +24.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.52 $      -27.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $ 1.53 $      +4.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.56 $      +2.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 $ 1.07 $      +6.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.01 $      +1.72 %
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 $ 13.50 $      +4.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.65 $      -21.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 2.50 $      +8.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.56 $ 6.62 $      -12.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.00 $ 41.25 $      -34.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.00 $      -11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 35.00 $      -2.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.94 $      -6.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,087.50 $ 21,000.00 $      -0.41 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.40 $ 143.26 $      -21.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.23 $      +79.37 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.31 $ 46.23 $      -9.91 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.38 $ 37.36 $      +19.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.17 $ 18.25 $      +20.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.43 $ 45.09 $      +6.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.18 $ 36.43 $      +0.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.92 $ 74.22 $      +0.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.93 $ 107.00 $      +16.39 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 886.03 $ 1,423.09 $      +60.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 682.09 $ 960.12 $      +40.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,616.06 $ 2,737.50 $      +69.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,160.31 $ 1,726.25 $      +48.77 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 164.08 $ 466.12 $      +184.07 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.09 $ 175.00 $      +60.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,291.42 $ 2,926.50 $      -11.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.96 3.82      -3.56 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:223282
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD