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

You would need around 4,260.83$ 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 11.21% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 21.74% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 48.41% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 3.42% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 11.53% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 12.39% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Austin, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $     12.00 $      +4.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.00 $      +11.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.07 $      -4.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     3.00 $      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.50 $      -5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.55 $      -11.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.78 $      +16.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 $     1.35 $      +19.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.75 $     1.11 $      +48.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     2.63 $      +16.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     2.37 $      -29.61 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.36 $      +8.38 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     11.31 $      +61.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     10.88 $      +57.19 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.83 $      +0.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     2.88 $      -32.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     3.83 $      +16.13 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.55 $      +4.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.80 $      +32.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.65 $      -4.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     12.00 $      +4.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     1.59 $      -49.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.50 $      -15.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     6.25 $      -7.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 $     1.00 $      -52.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $     35.00 $      -36.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     1.24 $      -11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     32.00 $      -8.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.90 $      -2.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $     20,000.00 $      -6.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     173.42 $      +4.53 %
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 $     42.30 $      +8.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 $     39.89 $      +25.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     33.33 $      +233.33 %
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 $     41.00 $      +1.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     42.25 $      +30.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     82.14 $      +25.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     93.75 $      +35.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 850.00 $     1,229.41 $      +44.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.09 $     775.56 $      +15.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,383.78 $     2,538.08 $      +83.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,104.91 $     1,412.44 $      +27.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,578.71 $     3,662.42 $      +131.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,327.55 $     1,399.31 $      +5.41 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,985.16 $     3,183.83 $      +6.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.09     4.55      +11.21 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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