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

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You would need around 3,996.39$ in Dallas, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ 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 2.71% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 11.01% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 32.68% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 4.87% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 5.42% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 20.37% 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 45.00 $     45.00 $      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     6.38 $      +2.00 %
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) 3.75 $     3.92 $      +4.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.62 $      -0.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     1.47 $      +25.60 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.77 $     0.97 $      +26.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.27 $     2.31 $      +2.11 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.70 $     2.79 $      -24.82 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     2.12 $      -7.56 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.96 $     8.73 $      +9.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.30 $     8.13 $      +29.07 %
Apples (1kg) 4.10 $     3.20 $      -21.96 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.16 $      -25.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.61 $     2.60 $      -27.94 %
Potato (1kg) 2.57 $     2.26 $      -11.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.47 $     1.35 $      -8.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     1.58 $      -6.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     12.00 $      -4.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.56 $     4.50 $      +75.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     5.78 $      -17.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.50 $      +25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.50 $     80.00 $      +34.45 %
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) 0.91 $     0.90 $      -1.15 %
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 169.75 $     157.30 $      -7.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.70 $     46.89 $      +4.90 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $     41.33 $      +23.13 %
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) 42.14 $     38.94 $      -7.61 %
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 676.50 $     786.25 $      +16.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,328.22 $     2,116.67 $      +59.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,105.40 $     1,233.33 $      +11.57 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     2,341.15 $      +27.94 %
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) 2,992.31 $     3,998.29 $      +33.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     4.53      +8.13 %
 
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