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

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You would need around 3,896.23$ in Dallas, 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.

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Consumer Prices in Dallas, TX are 5.53% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 11.32% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 25.54% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 2.18% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 0.81% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 42.31% higher than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Dallas, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 $     10.00 $      -4.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 $     45.00 $      -14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.75 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     4.50 $      +38.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 $     3.97 $      +8.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $     1.68 $      +19.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 $     1.37 $      +15.64 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 $     0.97 $      +30.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.29 $     2.42 $      +5.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.18 $     2.40 $      -24.68 %
Eggs (12) 2.20 $     2.49 $      +13.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.80 $     7.22 $      -7.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.84 $     8.45 $      +44.75 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 $     3.29 $      -4.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     3.22 $      -26.94 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 $     2.33 $      -27.05 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.43 $      -0.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $     1.42 $      +17.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.62 $      -11.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     3.38 $      +35.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 $     5.25 $      +152.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.50 $     6.25 $      -16.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 $     2.50 $      +17.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     80.00 $      +25.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.25 $      -25.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     3.05 $      +120.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     50.00 $      +53.85 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.88 $     0.82 $      -7.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     25,000.00 $      +25.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 173.60 $     168.07 $      -3.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.12 $     51.00 $      -4.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 $     39.67 $      +10.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     16.00 $      +60.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     11.00 $      +11.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.17 $     38.94 $      -0.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.33 $     42.00 $      +96.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.00 $     83.57 $      +24.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.00 $     96.25 $      +37.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 828.57 $     1,011.82 $      +22.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 739.38 $     771.67 $      +4.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,334.00 $     2,190.00 $      +64.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,179.14 $     1,150.00 $      -2.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     2,009.26 $      +9.80 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     1,485.42 $      +2.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,621.37 $     4,152.82 $      +58.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.31     4.28      -0.77 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD