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

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You would need around 3,979.02$ 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 6.99% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 13.69% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 30.24% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 1.35% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 0.17% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 21.56% 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 42.00 $     45.00 $      +7.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
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) 3.72 $     3.98 $      +6.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 $     1.65 $      +7.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     1.47 $      +25.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.77 $     1.00 $      +30.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.29 $     2.32 $      +1.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.18 $     2.63 $      -17.46 %
Eggs (12) 2.17 $     2.21 $      +1.90 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.80 $     8.71 $      +11.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.84 $     8.39 $      +43.70 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 $     3.29 $      -4.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     2.88 $      -34.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 $     2.52 $      -21.08 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.28 $      -7.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $     1.35 $      +11.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.50 $      -17.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     3.20 $      +28.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 $     5.00 $      +140.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     5.80 $      -17.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.50 $      +25.00 %
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) 0.90 $     0.89 $      -1.19 %
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 168.13 $     166.40 $      -1.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.18 $      +54.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.38 $     51.17 $      +3.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 $     39.71 $      +10.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     16.00 $      +60.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     10.00 $      +1.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.17 $     39.61 $      +1.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.33 $     42.00 $      +96.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.00 $     83.12 $      +24.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.00 $     96.25 $      +37.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 845.00 $     1,100.36 $      +30.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 714.38 $     765.56 $      +7.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,357.71 $     2,190.00 $      +61.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,128.22 $     1,212.50 $      +7.47 %
 
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) 2,902.82 $     4,011.73 $      +38.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     4.49      +4.86 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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