Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Fort Worth, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 2.8% lower than in Dallas, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Fort Worth, TX are 9.6% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 20.4% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 18.5% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 4.2% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Fort Worth, TX is 7.7% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 14.00 $      -30.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 60.00 $      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.50 $      +6.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 7.25 $      +3.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.68 $ 4.67 $      -0.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 $ 2.07 $      -9.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.82 $      +9.6 %
Markets
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $ 3.88 $      +15.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 $ 2.99 $      +1.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.88 $ 3.18 $      +69.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.03 $ 3.97 $      -1.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.96 $ 4.92 $      -0.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.79 $ 5.70 $      -1.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.18 $ 7.10 $      -1.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.22 $ 3.42 $      +54.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.85 $      -4.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.20 $ 2.24 $      +1.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.76 $      -12.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.88 $      +11.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.08 $      -18.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.98 $ 2.12 $      +7.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 $ 1.84 $      -19.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.35 $ 2.45 $      -27.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.39 $ 3.50 $      -20.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 $ 7.74 $      -18.5 %
Transportation
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 95.22 $      -0.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 2.25 $      -19.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $ 3.15 $      +75.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.50 $ 18.00 $      -29.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.33 $ 3.10 $      -6.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,190.00 $ 23,190.00 $      -4.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,553.43 $ 23,432.67 $      +3.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.10 $ 212.50 $      +13.0 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $ 0.20 $      0.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.39 $ 79.82 $      +11.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.39 $ 27.80 $      -37.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.94 $ 16.00 $      +14.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 12.00 $      -14.3 %
Childcare
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,140.00 $ 1,150.00 $      +0.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,918.50 $ 12,333.33 $      -17.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.45 $ 49.62 $      -5.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.68 $ 30.66 $      -38.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.60 $ 81.87 $      -8.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.89 $ 153.75 $      +10.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,798.58 $ 1,387.50 $      -22.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,419.48 $ 1,045.00 $      -26.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,680.31 $ 3,025.00 $      -17.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,423.39 $ 1,966.67 $      -18.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 346.67 $ 225.00 $      -35.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 210.57 $ 200.00 $      -5.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,368.41 $ 4,479.50 $      -16.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 5.31      +10.7 %
Last update: February 2023December 2022
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