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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 3.37% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 9.76% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 21.40% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.68% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 9.57% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 22.77% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 12.25 $      +2.08 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.75 $      -3.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.75 $ 5.00 $      -13.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $ 3.89 $      -1.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $ 1.69 $      -7.97 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.34 $ 1.29 $      -3.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.83 $ 3.20 $      +13.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.88 $ 2.10 $      +11.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.42 $      -1.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.50 $ 2.69 $      +7.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.81 $ 4.38 $      -9.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.47 $ 3.83 $      +10.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.15 $ 5.50 $      +6.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.81 $      +39.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.49 $      -25.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 $ 1.71 $      +21.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.59 $      +19.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.95 $      +19.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $ 1.06 $      -4.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.33 $ 1.24 $      -7.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $ 1.65 $      -6.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 13.00 $      +44.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $ 1.90 $      +28.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 2.89 $      +87.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.49 $      -0.15 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.70 $      -32.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 41.25 $      -48.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.42 $ 3.62 $      +49.79 %
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) 1.97 $ 1.94 $      -1.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,657.50 $ 21,000.00 $      -3.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,262.50 $ 20,363.64 $      +11.51 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.57 $ 152.36 $      +9.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.18 $      +16.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.15 $ 48.48 $      -1.36 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.58 $ 42.78 $      +27.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.78 $ 16.80 $      +13.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.28 $ 43.81 $      +3.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.34 $ 38.04 $      +7.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.97 $ 76.16 $      +2.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.92 $ 107.24 $      +8.42 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,239.68 $ 1,460.54 $      +17.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 864.41 $ 975.72 $      +12.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,179.39 $ 2,776.97 $      +27.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,474.52 $ 1,776.70 $      +20.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 194.91 $ 408.32 $      +109.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.51 $ 165.58 $      +51.20 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,757.40 $ 3,185.15 $      -15.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.82 3.84      +0.34 %
Last update: November, 2016December, 2016
Contributors:281307
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD