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

You would need around 4,280.35$ in Austin, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,400.00$ 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 16.05% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 25.89% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 51.46% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 12.73% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 22.09% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 15.92% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Austin, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.50 $      +15.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $     50.00 $      +25.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.04 $      +0.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     3.00 $      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     5.00 $      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $     3.51 $      -13.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.74 $      +19.38 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     1.33 $      +14.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 $     1.17 $      +62.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.15 $     2.47 $      +14.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.65 $     2.08 $      -43.18 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $     2.41 $      +13.53 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.57 $     11.57 $      +52.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.59 $     11.55 $      +75.35 %
Apples (1kg) 3.44 $     4.45 $      +29.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.44 $     3.40 $      -1.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.11 $     3.97 $      +27.68 %
Potato (1kg) 2.37 $     2.55 $      +7.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $     1.66 $      +21.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.56 $      +0.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $     1.58 $      -39.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.62 $     2.75 $      -24.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.00 $      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     39.50 $      -24.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.75 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     1.17 $      -6.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $     38.50 $      -3.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.90 $      -3.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $     20,000.00 $      -11.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 179.13 $     169.66 $      -5.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.30 $      +150.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.62 $     41.45 $      +7.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.86 $     42.38 $      +28.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     37.50 $      +87.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.00 $     43.00 $      +7.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.50 $     47.25 $      +11.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.00 $     77.33 $      +20.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 66.00 $     97.25 $      +47.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 770.00 $     1,200.00 $      +55.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.56 $     768.24 $      +17.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,321.43 $     2,445.00 $      +85.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,072.22 $     1,371.36 $      +27.90 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 861.11 $     3,366.41 $      +290.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.85 $     1,345.49 $      +3.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,107.10 $     3,288.73 $      +5.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.14     4.55      +9.78 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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