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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 1.03% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 18.05% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 58.35% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.67% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 3.24% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 20.19% 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) 7.25 $ 6.99 $      -3.59 %
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) 4.16 $ 3.90 $      -6.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $ 1.67 $      +2.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.15 $ 1.35 $      +16.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.27 $ 3.12 $      +37.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.39 $ 2.13 $      -10.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.45 $ 1.45 $      +0.03 %
Eggs (12) 2.76 $ 2.78 $      +0.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 $ 4.45 $      -10.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.80 $ 3.55 $      -6.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.72 $ 5.15 $      +9.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 $ 1.58 $      +14.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.49 $      -27.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.06 $ 1.45 $      +37.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 $ 1.45 $      +22.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.93 $      -2.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.91 $      -3.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 $ 1.21 $      +11.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.35 $ 1.54 $      +13.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.47 $ 13.00 $      +4.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.90 $ 1.87 $      +108.02 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 2.67 $      +41.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.15 $      -12.14 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 41.88 $      -34.57 %
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) 30.00 $ 27.00 $      -10.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.05 $ 1.95 $      -4.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,587.50 $ 20,000.00 $      -2.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,200.00 $ 19,083.33 $      -5.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.78 $ 150.63 $      -16.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.15 $      +27.40 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.77 $ 49.17 $      -3.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.35 $ 41.50 $      +41.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.64 $ 16.90 $      +15.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.33 $ 44.10 $      +6.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.87 $ 38.38 $      +16.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.05 $ 75.90 $      +3.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.48 $ 108.45 $      +13.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 905.53 $ 1,463.08 $      +61.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 710.49 $ 961.88 $      +35.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,577.54 $ 2,790.31 $      +76.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,181.41 $ 1,712.50 $      +44.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 163.67 $ 417.35 $      +154.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.60 $ 164.35 $      +49.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,170.55 $ 2,987.16 $      -5.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.84 3.77      -1.78 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:231307
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD