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

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You would need around 3,930.41$ 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 4.25% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 12.30% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 33.08% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 4.09% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 3.29% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 14.89% higher than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Dallas, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.50 $     45.00 $      +3.45 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.38 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.00 $      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.92 $      +3.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.61 $      +1.56 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 $     1.46 $      +26.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 $     0.95 $      +21.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.28 $     2.31 $      +1.51 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.68 $     2.79 $      -24.22 %
Eggs (12) 2.19 $     2.08 $      -5.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.35 $     8.73 $      +18.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.34 $     8.13 $      +28.28 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.20 $      -16.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.16 $      -25.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.46 $     2.60 $      -24.76 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     2.26 $      -9.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.35 $      -7.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.58 $      -2.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
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 $     5.75 $      -14.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.50 $      +25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $     80.00 $      +45.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.25 $      -25.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     3.11 $      +124.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     50.00 $      +42.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     0.90 $      -1.94 %
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 174.07 $     157.30 $      -9.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.36 $     46.89 $      +8.13 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $     42.43 $      +26.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     13.33 $      +33.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     10.00 $      +1.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.88 $     38.94 $      -7.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.67 $     40.00 $      +50.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 63.33 $     80.00 $      +26.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 64.00 $     93.00 $      +45.31 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 841.67 $     1,107.00 $      +31.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.09 $     786.25 $      +16.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,328.22 $     2,116.67 $      +59.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.82 $     1,233.33 $      +12.55 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     3,227.43 $      +76.38 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     1,937.50 $      +33.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.02 $     3,938.96 $      +29.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     4.53      +8.68 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014October, 2014
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