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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 42.34% higher than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 65.38% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 100.86% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 29.17% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 48.56% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 31.15% 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 60.00 $ 80.00 $      +33.33 %
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 (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.00 $      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 $ 4.47 $      +2.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 2.16 $      +8.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.73 $      +3.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.12 $ 4.47 $      +43.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 $ 3.52 $      +43.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $ 3.02 $      +101.33 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.72 $ 3.57 $      +31.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.11 $ 7.02 $      +70.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.73 $ 6.09 $      +63.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.41 $ 6.95 $      +28.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $ 2.77 $      +35.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 1.03 $      +105.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 $ 2.58 $      +10.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $ 2.68 $      +73.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $ 1.45 $      +31.26 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 $ 1.40 $      +53.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.47 $ 2.31 $      +57.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.48 $ 2.45 $      +64.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 2.18 $      +0.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.75 $      -7.23 %
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) 2.54 $ 2.50 $      -1.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.50 $      +29.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $ 30.00 $      +3.45 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $ 3.04 $      +19.74 %
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) 20,419.90 $ 20,878.62 $      +2.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.35 $ 143.26 $      -6.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.08 $      -15.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.29 $ 61.79 $      +4.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.64 $ 83.04 $      +109.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $ 39.92 $      +115.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 16.00 $      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 926.75 $ 2,357.23 $      +154.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,272.92 $ 37,350.00 $      +116.23 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.03 $ 53.53 $      +21.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.80 $ 39.36 $      +16.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.00 $ 87.92 $      +15.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.93 $ 128.58 $      +26.15 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,692.95 $ 3,136.42 $      +85.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.89 $ 1,977.12 $      +82.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,855.00 $ 6,385.64 $      +123.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,798.38 $ 3,421.51 $      +90.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 398.90 $ 1,282.73 $      +221.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 193.95 $ 553.87 $      +185.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,004.29 $ 4,559.73 $      +13.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 4.30      +1.89 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:277535
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD