Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 57.2% higher than in Dallas, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 46.4% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Zurich are 28.9% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 55.6% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 69.7% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 2.5% higher than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(17.62 Fr.)
28.38 $
(25.00 Fr.)
     +41.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(70.47 Fr.)
136.23 $
(120.00 Fr.)
     +70.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(8.81 Fr.)
18.16 $
(16.00 Fr.)
     +81.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(4.40 Fr.)
9.08 $
(8.00 Fr.)
     +81.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.17 Fr.)
7.95 $
(7.00 Fr.)
     +13.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.06 $
(4.46 Fr.)
6.16 $
(5.43 Fr.)
     +21.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 $
(2.31 Fr.)
5.61 $
(4.94 Fr.)
     +113.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 $
(1.66 Fr.)
4.95 $
(4.36 Fr.)
     +162.9 %
Markets
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.53 $
(3.11 Fr.)
7.37 $
(6.49 Fr.)
     +109.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.07 $
(2.70 Fr.)
3.50 $
(3.08 Fr.)
     +14.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 $
(1.68 Fr.)
1.64 $
(1.45 Fr.)
     -14.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.40 $
(2.11 Fr.)
7.37 $
(6.49 Fr.)
     +207.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.82 $
(4.24 Fr.)
12.64 $
(11.13 Fr.)
     +162.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.24 $
(4.61 Fr.)
11.63 $
(10.25 Fr.)
     +122.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.12 $
(6.27 Fr.)
27.75 $
(24.44 Fr.)
     +289.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $
(1.93 Fr.)
1.85 $
(1.63 Fr.)
     -15.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(0.61 Fr.)
1.19 $
(1.05 Fr.)
     +70.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.13 $
(1.87 Fr.)
1.58 $
(1.40 Fr.)
     -25.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.71 Fr.)
2.10 $
(1.85 Fr.)
     +8.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.57 Fr.)
1.12 $
(0.99 Fr.)
     -36.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.18 Fr.)
1.31 $
(1.15 Fr.)
     -2.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $
(1.76 Fr.)
2.43 $
(2.14 Fr.)
     +21.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(1.97 Fr.)
1.54 $
(1.36 Fr.)
     -31.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.21 Fr.)
13.62 $
(12.00 Fr.)
     -9.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(1.92 Fr.)
2.51 $
(2.21 Fr.)
     +15.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.44 $
(3.91 Fr.)
3.14 $
(2.77 Fr.)
     -29.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 $
(8.37 Fr.)
10.22 $
(9.00 Fr.)
     +7.6 %
Transportation
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(2.64 Fr.)
5.00 $
(4.40 Fr.)
     +66.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $
(83.68 Fr.)
113.53 $
(100.00 Fr.)
     +19.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.64 Fr.)
9.08 $
(8.00 Fr.)
     +202.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.47 Fr.)
9.14 $
(8.05 Fr.)
     +226.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(21.14 Fr.)
90.82 $
(80.00 Fr.)
     +278.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.13 $
(2.76 Fr.)
7.94 $
(7.00 Fr.)
     +153.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $
(28,187.46 Fr.)
37,236.42 $
(32,800.00 Fr.)
     +16.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,777.37 $
(23,587.06 Fr.)
38,208.61 $
(33,656.36 Fr.)
     +42.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 247.09 $
(217.65 Fr.)
309.86 $
(272.94 Fr.)
     +25.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 64.62 $
(56.92 Fr.)
37.24 $
(32.80 Fr.)
     -42.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.22 $
(60.97 Fr.)
52.55 $
(46.29 Fr.)
     -24.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.50 $
(33.03 Fr.)
98.85 $
(87.07 Fr.)
     +163.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $
(26.43 Fr.)
49.63 $
(43.71 Fr.)
     +65.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(12.33 Fr.)
22.71 $
(20.00 Fr.)
     +62.2 %
Childcare
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 975.00 $
(858.84 Fr.)
3,195.32 $
(2,814.62 Fr.)
     +227.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 $
(11,891.58 Fr.)
37,652.68 $
(33,166.67 Fr.)
     +178.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.25 $
(53.07 Fr.)
147.54 $
(129.96 Fr.)
     +144.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 $
(39.64 Fr.)
79.37 $
(69.92 Fr.)
     +76.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.68 $
(83.40 Fr.)
143.83 $
(126.69 Fr.)
     +51.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.62 $
(109.77 Fr.)
238.55 $
(210.12 Fr.)
     +91.4 %
Rent Per Month
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,776.23 $
(1,564.60 Fr.)
2,779.54 $
(2,448.38 Fr.)
     +56.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,455.59 $
(1,282.17 Fr.)
1,945.96 $
(1,714.12 Fr.)
     +33.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,722.29 $
(3,278.81 Fr.)
4,572.96 $
(4,028.12 Fr.)
     +22.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,719.12 $
(2,395.16 Fr.)
3,168.43 $
(2,790.94 Fr.)
     +16.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 455.83 $
(401.52 Fr.)
2,501.52 $
(2,203.48 Fr.)
     +448.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 212.60 $
(187.27 Fr.)
1,619.08 $
(1,426.18 Fr.)
     +661.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Dallas, TX Edit Zurich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,291.64 $
(4,661.18 Fr.)
7,938.98 $
(6,993.11 Fr.)
     +50.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.40 2.34      -63.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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