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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 57.00% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 76.17% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 103.12% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 57.41% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 59.73% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 24.76% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 22.00 $      +46.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 100.00 $      +100.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.50 $      +26.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 7.00 $      +75.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 $ 4.94 $      +21.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 2.18 $      +9.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 $ 1.76 $      +17.83 %
Markets Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.06 $ 4.52 $      +47.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.13 $ 3.41 $      +59.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 $ 2.83 $      +106.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.54 $ 3.54 $      +39.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.69 $ 6.95 $      +48.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.41 $ 6.35 $      +86.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.16 $ 7.24 $      +40.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 $ 2.79 $      +61.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 $ 1.28 $      +119.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 $ 2.32 $      +34.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $ 2.68 $      +51.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 1.93 $      +79.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.76 $      +71.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.79 $ 2.16 $      +20.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 2.09 $      +38.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 3.18 $      +51.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $ 3.20 $      +20.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 15.00 $      +114.29 %
Transportation Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 $ 2.75 $      +96.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $ 127.00 $      +207.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.40 $      +36.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.00 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 30.00 $      +3.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.07 $ 2.77 $      +34.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,422.50 $ 22,000.00 $      +2.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,933.33 $ 21,025.05 $      +5.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.31 $ 142.97 $      -2.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.12 $      +42.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.98 $ 64.25 $      +0.43 %
Sports And Leisure Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.10 $ 84.37 $      +127.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.75 $ 35.33 $      +303.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 16.99 $      +41.58 %
Childcare Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 991.06 $ 2,423.17 $      +144.50 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,477.78 $ 39,190.48 $      +137.84 %
Clothing And Shoes Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.00 $ 56.95 $      +49.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.07 $ 41.00 $      +13.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.17 $ 88.59 $      +14.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.31 $ 141.41 $      +53.19 %
Rent Per Month Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,681.87 $ 3,352.79 $      +99.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,091.70 $ 2,010.02 $      +84.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,119.23 $ 6,692.89 $      +114.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,809.26 $ 3,588.67 $      +98.35 %
Buy Apartment Price Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 384.17 $ 1,469.64 $      +282.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 193.71 $ 746.97 $      +285.61 %
Salaries And Financing Austin, TX[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,377.76 $ 5,802.66 $      +32.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.85 3.88      +0.77 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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