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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 5.12% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 12.77% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 58.39% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.22% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 9.75% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 19.06% 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 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $ 5.00 $      +5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.16 $ 3.98 $      -4.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.63 $      +3.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.31 $ 1.37 $      +4.28 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.20 $ 3.12 $      +41.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $ 2.04 $      -25.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.38 $      -13.84 %
Eggs (12) 3.12 $ 2.96 $      -5.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 $ 4.35 $      -13.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.27 $ 3.78 $      -11.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.14 $ 4.16 $      -19.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.52 $      +14.81 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 $ 0.50 $      -33.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 $ 1.37 $      -11.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.52 $      -6.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $ 1.06 $      +2.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.89 $      -15.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.17 $ 1.54 $      +31.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 1.29 $      -11.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.47 $ 12.00 $      -3.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.51 $      -28.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.31 $ 2.29 $      -1.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.56 $ 7.00 $      -7.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $ 41.25 $      -33.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.75 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.24 $ 2.00 $      -10.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.50 $ 30.00 $      -15.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.11 $ 2.02 $      -4.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,175.00 $ 20,500.00 $      +1.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.22 $ 149.01 $      -22.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.30 $      +118.07 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.68 $ 43.50 $      -15.82 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.03 $ 36.38 $      +13.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.00 $ 17.62 $      +3.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.26 $ 44.50 $      +2.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.83 $ 36.06 $      -4.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.78 $ 71.20 $      -0.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.61 $ 105.56 $      +17.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 886.74 $ 1,476.45 $      +66.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 651.72 $ 975.14 $      +49.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,648.45 $ 2,729.17 $      +65.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,142.50 $ 1,676.79 $      +46.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 164.08 $ 429.87 $      +161.98 %
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 (After Tax) 3,287.61 $ 3,000.64 $      -8.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.05 3.95      -2.34 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:194229
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD