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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 39.81% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 64.19% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 102.84% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 31.67% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 43.42% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 34.19% 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) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 $ 4.32 $      -5.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 2.15 $      +5.43 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 $ 1.71 $      -2.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.01 $ 4.40 $      +46.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 $ 3.45 $      +42.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 $ 2.88 $      +99.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 $ 3.38 $      +16.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.31 $ 7.08 $      +64.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.16 $ 5.96 $      +43.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.60 $ 6.90 $      +23.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 $ 2.97 $      +34.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.98 $      +95.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.61 $ 2.50 $      -4.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 2.80 $      +85.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.62 $      +34.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.44 $      +50.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.32 $ 2.30 $      +73.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 $ 2.50 $      +79.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $ 2.70 $      +39.05 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.74 $ 2.74 $      -0.28 %
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) 2.77 $ 2.50 $      -9.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 30.00 $      +3.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.51 $ 3.00 $      +19.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,455.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +12.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,489.37 $ 21,041.72 $      +2.70 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.34 $ 142.76 $      -7.51 %
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) 59.38 $ 60.37 $      +1.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.62 $ 76.33 $      +87.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $ 42.29 $      +134.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 16.00 $      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 $ 2,159.53 $      +149.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,546.88 $ 30,675.00 $      +85.38 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.02 $ 51.23 $      +19.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.41 $ 40.43 $      +11.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.00 $ 83.77 $      +10.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.41 $ 121.85 $      +23.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,627.14 $ 3,157.49 $      +94.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,061.22 $ 1,952.34 $      +83.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,856.62 $ 6,453.63 $      +125.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,786.28 $ 3,307.61 $      +85.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 407.51 $ 1,242.40 $      +204.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 189.59 $ 569.92 $      +200.60 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,036.30 $ 4,361.53 $      +8.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.07 4.16      +2.08 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:260539
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD