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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Austin, TX Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 1.11% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 7.75% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 19.57% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 1.76% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 6.27% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 22.79% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.87 $      -1.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.25 $ 4.00 $      -5.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 $ 3.89 $      -2.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 1.67 $      -10.18 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.31 $ 1.33 $      +1.50 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.82 $ 3.11 $      +10.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.88 $ 2.15 $      +14.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.39 $      +5.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.60 $ 2.72 $      +4.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.39 $ 4.43 $      +0.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.33 $ 3.56 $      +6.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.09 $ 5.01 $      -1.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.60 $      +21.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.49 $      -23.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.48 $      +4.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.49 $      +20.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.91 $      +15.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.93 $      -16.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $ 1.26 $      +4.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $ 1.62 $      -8.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 13.00 $      +44.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.30 $ 1.76 $      +35.95 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 2.67 $      +72.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.32 $      -2.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.75 $      -30.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 41.25 $      -48.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.45 $ 3.88 $      +58.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.00 $      -20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.10 $ 29.00 $      +37.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.98 $ 1.95 $      -1.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -9.09 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,328.12 $ 19,500.00 $      +6.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.84 $ 150.63 $      +10.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.15 $      -4.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.93 $ 48.85 $      +1.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.50 $ 41.80 $      +24.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.12 $ 16.58 $      +17.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.94 $ 44.24 $      +5.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.25 $ 38.81 $      +7.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.39 $ 75.76 $      +3.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.35 $ 109.17 $      +12.14 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,224.17 $ 1,460.70 $      +19.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 858.84 $ 967.58 $      +12.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,243.65 $ 2,803.29 $      +24.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,491.33 $ 1,725.00 $      +15.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 190.97 $ 417.35 $      +118.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 106.36 $ 164.35 $      +54.53 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,650.92 $ 3,037.61 $      -16.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.86 3.77      -2.38 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:282311
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD