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

You would need around 4,362.16$ 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 14.19% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 24.63% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 51.20% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 5.55% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 14.93% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 18.12% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Austin, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.00 $      +11.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.28 $      -1.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     3.00 $      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.75 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.52 $      -12.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.76 $      +16.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.11 $     1.34 $      +20.33 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.11 $      +46.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     2.70 $      +19.84 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     2.64 $      -21.65 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.41 $      +10.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     11.78 $      +67.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     11.42 $      +64.93 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     4.06 $      +6.15 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.01 $      -29.06 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     4.07 $      +23.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.30 $      -5.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.79 $      +32.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.56 $      -9.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     12.00 $      +4.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     1.51 $      -52.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.40 $      -18.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     6.50 $      -3.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.00 $      -55.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     36.50 $      -30.48 %
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 $     31.00 $      -11.43 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.90 $      -2.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     20,000.00 $      0.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     167.76 $      +1.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.37 $      +205.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.67 $     41.18 $      +9.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 $     40.50 $      +27.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     37.50 $      +275.00 %
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 $     39.87 $      -1.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     45.00 $      +38.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     82.50 $      +25.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     92.00 $      +33.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 840.00 $     1,246.88 $      +48.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 661.50 $     774.12 $      +17.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,369.25 $     2,582.92 $      +88.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.40 $     1,392.79 $      +27.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.49 $     3,662.42 $      +172.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.03 $     1,399.31 $      +18.18 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.52 $     3,116.00 $      +2.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     4.62      +14.36 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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