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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 10.05% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 16.71% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 28.80% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 9.03% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 18.06% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 27.66% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $ 50.00 $      +5.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.75 $      -3.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 $ 3.83 $      -5.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 1.85 $      +3.17 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.31 $ 1.42 $      +8.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 3.10 $      +20.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.28 $      +14.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 $ 1.47 $      -0.25 %
Eggs (12) 2.17 $ 2.74 $      +26.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.95 $ 4.55 $      -8.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.84 $ 4.34 $      +52.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.22 $ 5.65 $      +8.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.37 $ 2.23 $      +62.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.49 $      -18.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.85 $      +29.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.78 $      +40.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 $ 1.05 $      +37.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.04 $ 1.13 $      +9.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 $ 1.25 $      -12.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.52 $      -13.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 14.00 $      +27.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $ 1.70 $      -0.32 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 $ 2.36 $      +38.44 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.75 $      +3.85 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.25 $      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 41.25 $      -48.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.39 $ 3.75 $      +56.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.39 $ 2.00 $      -16.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.10 $ 27.00 $      +27.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.09 $ 2.06 $      -1.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,235.00 $      +1.07 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,901.43 $ 21,458.33 $      +19.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.10 $ 153.56 $      +9.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +11.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.30 $ 50.10 $      -0.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.65 $ 45.08 $      +42.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.11 $ 16.81 $      +19.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.85 $      +18.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 601.60 $ 1,300.00 $      +116.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $ 43.86 $      +7.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.65 $ 40.00 $      +6.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.09 $ 79.13 $      +11.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.96 $ 106.67 $      +17.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,240.12 $ 1,570.75 $      +26.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 887.26 $ 1,030.34 $      +16.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,108.96 $ 2,862.93 $      +35.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,441.78 $ 1,849.17 $      +28.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 207.15 $ 345.74 $      +66.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 112.87 $ 169.34 $      +50.04 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,216.77 $ 3,560.07 $      -15.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89 3.93      +0.96 %
Last update: June 2017June 2017
Contributors:266284
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD