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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 49.51% higher than in Austin, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 61.14% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 76.34% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 35.59% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 48.34% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 36.44% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.50 $ 20.00 $      +21.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 100.00 $      +66.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 9.69 $      +21.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 9.00 $      +28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 $ 4.91 $      +8.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 2.38 $      +13.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.94 $      +12.53 %
Markets
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.37 $ 4.58 $      +36.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.32 $ 3.60 $      +55.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 $ 2.32 $      +57.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 $ 3.27 $      +13.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.35 $ 6.22 $      +16.11 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.30 $ 5.92 $      +37.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.94 $ 8.35 $      +40.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $ 2.52 $      +41.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 1.20 $      +86.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 $ 2.61 $      +62.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.34 $ 2.83 $      +111.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 $ 1.94 $      +71.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 $ 1.67 $      +67.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $ 2.38 $      +39.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 2.30 $      +31.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 3.15 $      +37.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 3.27 $      +57.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.75 $ 15.00 $      +93.55 %
Transportation
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.50 $ 129.00 $      +210.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.80 $      +52.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.00 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.49 $ 30.00 $      +1.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.75 $ 3.08 $      +12.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +16.28 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,208.33 $ 23,867.41 $      +18.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.82 $ 167.13 $      +17.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $ 0.11 $      +95.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.07 $ 65.41 $      +3.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.18 $ 110.95 $      +140.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.88 $ 35.58 $      +351.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 17.00 $      +41.67 %
Childcare
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 940.67 $ 2,412.63 $      +156.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,857.14 $ 38,666.67 $      +129.38 %
Clothing And Shoes
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.05 $ 61.51 $      +33.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.00 $ 49.31 $      +33.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.91 $ 93.11 $      +12.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.70 $ 139.00 $      +32.77 %
Rent Per Month
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,020.39 $ 3,145.73 $      +55.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,299.62 $ 2,189.83 $      +68.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,355.36 $ 6,512.27 $      +94.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,232.62 $ 3,860.50 $      +72.91 %
Buy Apartment Price
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 535.70 $ 1,447.07 $      +170.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 232.03 $ 744.04 $      +220.67 %
Salaries And Financing
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,801.56 $ 5,941.78 $      +2.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.32 3.32      +0.01 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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