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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 1.76% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 15.42% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 58.79% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.41% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 1.84% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 24.84% 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 $ 6.75 $      -3.64 %
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) 4.28 $ 3.95 $      -7.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 1.70 $      +7.13 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.30 $ 1.38 $      +6.35 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.25 $ 3.23 $      +43.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.06 $      -22.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.49 $      +8.98 %
Eggs (12) 3.05 $ 2.98 $      -2.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 $ 4.37 $      -13.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.03 $ 3.63 $      -10.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.99 $ 4.74 $      -5.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.71 $      +29.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.53 $      -25.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $ 1.62 $      +10.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.62 $      +6.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 $ 1.12 $      +11.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.03 $      +4.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 $ 1.50 $      +20.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 1.33 $      -4.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.95 $ 13.00 $      +0.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.69 $      -19.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 2.38 $      +2.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.56 $ 6.88 $      -9.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.73 $      -13.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.00 $ 41.25 $      -34.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.75 $      +25.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.00 $      -11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 30.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.94 $      -6.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,175.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -0.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.27 $ 143.06 $      -21.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.24 $      +72.29 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.98 $ 45.98 $      -9.80 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.25 $ 36.35 $      +12.72 %
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) 42.83 $ 44.33 $      +3.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.56 $ 36.05 $      -1.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.59 $ 74.03 $      -0.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.64 $ 108.26 $      +18.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 873.89 $ 1,421.06 $      +62.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.48 $ 957.63 $      +41.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,600.65 $ 2,738.71 $      +71.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,149.35 $ 1,707.89 $      +48.60 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 164.08 $ 448.62 $      +173.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.09 $ 154.00 $      +41.17 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,377.96 $ 2,930.67 $      -13.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.96 3.88      -1.87 %
Last update: April, 2016April, 2016
Contributors:219270
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD