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

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Cost of Living in New York, NY is 45.5% higher than in Austin, TX (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in New York, NY is 61.7% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 83.8% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 50.3% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 41.2% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 36.6% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 30.00 $      +66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 130.00 $      +62.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.36 $ 5.63 $      +5.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 $ 3.04 $      +12.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $ 2.27 $      +5.0 %
Markets
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.95 $ 5.64 $      +42.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.22 $ 4.35 $      +35.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.40 $ 3.33 $      +137.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.41 $ 5.25 $      +54.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.18 $ 7.46 $      +20.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $ 6.81 $      +28.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 $ 8.69 $      +29.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.59 $ 3.14 $      +21.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.96 $      +35.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $ 2.59 $      +27.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 $ 2.93 $      +75.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.81 $      +43.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.69 $      +36.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 $ 2.95 $      +52.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 2.47 $      +23.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $ 2.57 $      +24.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.57 $ 3.81 $      +6.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 17.00 $      +112.5 %
Transportation
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.90 $      +65.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 132.00 $      +193.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 5.00 $      +53.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 3.50 $      +27.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $ 34.00 $      -2.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.07 $ 3.86 $      +25.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,639.19 $ 31,500.00 $      -11.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,102.62 $ 27,469.93 $      +5.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.25 $ 176.78 $      +2.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.15 $ 66.45 $      +8.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.20 $ 70.88 $      +7.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.64 $ 140.00 $      +156.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $ 77.86 $      +344.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 20.00 $      +42.9 %
Childcare
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,476.11 $ 3,096.67 $      +109.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,625.00 $ 57,600.00 $      +166.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.92 $ 71.83 $      +16.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.85 $ 48.24 $      -13.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.56 $ 98.90 $      +1.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.87 $ 165.41 $      +24.5 %
Rent Per Month
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,262.92 $ 4,328.21 $      +91.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,530.36 $ 2,861.97 $      +87.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,589.15 $ 8,565.00 $      +86.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,665.22 $ 4,551.11 $      +70.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 368.17 $ 1,569.57 $      +326.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 249.25 $ 1,142.75 $      +358.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,579.13 $ 5,723.89 $      +2.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.69 6.72      +0.5 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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