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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 8.85% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 16.34% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 30.18% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 7.57% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 15.30% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 25.67% 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 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) 5.50 $ 5.00 $      -9.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $ 3.79 $      -5.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $ 1.80 $      -2.09 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.29 $ 1.36 $      +5.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.82 $ 3.20 $      +13.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.28 $      +14.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 $ 1.51 $      +2.09 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $ 2.53 $      +6.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 $ 4.56 $      -9.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.24 $ 4.12 $      +26.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.14 $ 5.48 $      +6.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 $ 2.33 $      +72.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.49 $      -18.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.82 $      +27.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.72 $      +35.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 $ 1.03 $      +26.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $ 1.13 $      +5.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 1.33 $      -6.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $ 1.65 $      -3.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 14.00 $      +40.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.58 $      -4.77 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 2.44 $      +51.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.32 $      -2.77 %
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) 2.32 $ 3.62 $      +56.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.39 $ 2.00 $      -16.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.10 $ 29.00 $      +37.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.03 $ 2.00 $      -1.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 22,207.50 $      +3.29 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,970.77 $ 20,363.64 $      +13.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.54 $ 153.17 $      +11.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +11.88 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.81 $ 51.68 $      +8.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.97 $ 46.63 $      +45.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.11 $ 17.07 $      +20.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $ 11.00 $      +4.76 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 688.89 $ 1,250.00 $      +81.45 %
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 $ 43.51 $      +7.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.75 $ 38.75 $      +11.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.57 $ 80.89 $      +13.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.96 $ 111.74 $      +18.92 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,231.08 $ 1,516.83 $      +23.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 866.19 $ 1,004.65 $      +15.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,067.19 $ 2,907.26 $      +40.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,435.70 $ 1,861.72 $      +29.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 204.18 $ 380.99 $      +86.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 117.10 $ 180.23 $      +53.91 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,774.61 $ 3,264.17 $      -13.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.83 3.92      +2.56 %
Last update: March, 2017March, 2017
Contributors:260277
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD