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

You would need around 3,930.96$ 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Dallas, TX are 5.03% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 12.31% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 30.83% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 1.83% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 4.60% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 10.11% higher than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Dallas, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     10.00 $      -9.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     45.00 $      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.50 $      +1.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     4.00 $      +23.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     5.00 $      +5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.93 $      -2.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.61 $      +5.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.11 $     1.47 $      +32.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     0.92 $      +21.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     2.28 $      +1.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     2.58 $      -23.53 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.13 $      -2.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     9.46 $      +34.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     7.50 $      +8.39 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.20 $      -16.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.16 $      -25.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     2.72 $      -17.60 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.26 $      -7.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     1.24 $      -8.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.58 $      -8.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     11.00 $      -4.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     3.00 $      -5.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.50 $      +52.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     5.78 $      -14.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     2.50 $      +11.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     80.00 $      +52.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.25 $      -25.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     3.11 $      +122.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     50.00 $      +42.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.89 $      -3.52 %
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 165.90 $     164.06 $      -1.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.67 $     50.29 $      +33.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 $     43.67 $      +36.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     13.33 $      +33.33 %
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 $     38.94 $      -3.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     40.00 $      +23.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     80.00 $      +21.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     93.00 $      +34.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 840.00 $     1,085.00 $      +29.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 661.50 $     778.75 $      +17.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,369.25 $     2,087.50 $      +52.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.40 $     1,237.50 $      +12.97 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.49 $     3,227.43 $      +139.87 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.03 $     1,937.50 $      +63.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.52 $     3,776.08 $      +23.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     4.56      +12.89 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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