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

You would need around 3,954.13$ in Dallas, 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 Dallas, TX are 8.07% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 16.30% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 37.67% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 7.42% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 0.81% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 2.53% higher than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Dallas, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $     45.00 $      +12.50 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.38 $      +6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     4.00 $      +23.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     5.00 $      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $     4.22 $      +3.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.57 $      +7.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     1.50 $      +28.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 $     0.88 $      +22.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.15 $     2.38 $      +10.58 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.65 $     2.58 $      -29.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $     2.03 $      -4.53 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.57 $     8.91 $      +17.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.59 $     6.71 $      +1.79 %
Apples (1kg) 3.44 $     3.33 $      -3.14 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.44 $     2.91 $      -15.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.11 $     3.24 $      +4.34 %
Potato (1kg) 2.37 $     2.27 $      -4.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $     1.41 $      +3.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.87 $      +19.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $     3.00 $      +15.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.62 $     4.50 $      +24.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     5.90 $      -15.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.75 $      +87.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     80.00 $      +52.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.10 $      -30.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     3.11 $      +150.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $     21.60 $      -46.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.89 $      -5.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $     25,000.00 $      +11.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 179.13 $     184.21 $      +2.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.62 $     48.67 $      +26.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.86 $     45.80 $      +39.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     11.50 $      -42.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.50 $      +5.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.00 $     37.44 $      -6.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.50 $     38.75 $      -8.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.00 $     77.14 $      +20.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 66.00 $     88.75 $      +34.47 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 770.00 $     1,025.00 $      +33.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.56 $     734.38 $      +12.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,321.43 $     2,237.50 $      +69.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,072.22 $     1,261.11 $      +17.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 861.11 $     3,764.76 $      +337.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.85 $     1,937.50 $      +49.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,107.10 $     3,704.86 $      +19.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.14     4.69      +13.21 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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