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Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 40.54% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 62.92% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 97.47% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 32.48% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 44.43% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 29.27% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 80.00 $      +45.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 9.00 $      +28.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.75 $ 7.00 $      +47.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 $ 4.41 $      -1.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 2.06 $      +2.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 1.71 $      +1.08 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.16 $ 4.39 $      +39.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 $ 3.50 $      +32.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.56 $ 2.89 $      +86.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.85 $ 3.38 $      +18.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $ 6.96 $      +54.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.78 $ 5.91 $      +56.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.40 $ 6.90 $      +27.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 $ 2.97 $      +46.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.95 $      +86.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.55 $      +6.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.72 $      +73.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $ 1.51 $      +30.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.38 $      +44.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $ 2.28 $      +47.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.48 $ 2.44 $      +64.86 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 15.00 $      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $ 2.18 $      +20.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 $ 2.59 $      +6.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 14.00 $      +100.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $ 121.00 $      +193.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 30.00 $      +3.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $ 3.00 $      +17.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,455.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +7.55 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,442.76 $ 20,881.63 $      +2.15 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.60 $ 144.96 $      -9.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.09 $      -14.17 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.45 $ 61.36 $      +3.21 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.10 $ 83.89 $      +104.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $ 40.75 $      +119.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 16.00 $      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 925.48 $ 2,336.06 $      +152.42 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,237.50 $ 32,229.17 $      +86.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.29 $ 52.68 $      +21.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.11 $ 39.22 $      +8.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.88 $ 88.81 $      +15.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.80 $ 126.10 $      +25.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,682.79 $ 3,110.82 $      +84.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,072.54 $ 1,965.15 $      +83.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,917.19 $ 6,430.13 $      +120.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,813.33 $ 3,275.93 $      +80.66 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 390.03 $ 1,313.32 $      +236.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 190.64 $ 555.17 $      +191.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,886.03 $ 4,478.11 $      +15.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.15 4.20      +1.21 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:271536
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD