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

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Consumer Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 5.0% lower than in Dallas, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Fort Worth, TX are 16.0% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 33.2% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 16.0% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Fort Worth, TX are 2.7% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Fort Worth, TX is 0.5% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 16.00 $      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.81 $      +8.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.15 $      +3.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 7.25 $      +3.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.18 $ 5.11 $      -1.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 $ 2.31 $      -12.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.69 $      -18.3 %
Markets
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 $ 3.80 $      +8.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.10 $ 3.04 $      -2.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.04 $ 2.07 $      +1.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.48 $ 3.06 $      +23.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 $ 5.11 $      +3.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.63 $ 7.02 $      +24.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 $ 9.79 $      +35.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.27 $ 2.56 $      +12.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.67 $      -0.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.06 $      +3.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.27 $      -36.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 1.01 $      -38.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.14 $      -13.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 $ 2.11 $      +4.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $ 2.17 $      -5.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 1.86 $      -14.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.60 $ 2.44 $      -47.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.98 $ 7.98 $      -20.0 %
Transportation
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 5.00 $      +66.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $ 80.00 $      -15.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 2.80 $      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 24.00 $      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.11 $ 3.04 $      -2.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 $ 24,576.00 $      -23.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,692.40 $ 28,442.94 $      +6.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 243.29 $ 229.88 $      -5.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.67 $ 65.25 $      -2.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.65 $ 71.83 $      +1.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.67 $ 30.10 $      -27.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $ 16.70 $      -44.4 %
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 1,053.33 $ 1,895.83 $      +80.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 $ 25,600.00 $      +89.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.41 $ 58.04 $      -5.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.50 $ 30.98 $      -34.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.21 $ 80.26 $      -20.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.60 $ 130.38 $      -1.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,878.92 $ 1,565.00 $      -16.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,506.90 $ 1,106.00 $      -26.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,964.48 $ 2,280.00 $      -42.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,901.25 $ 1,895.00 $      -34.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 539.37 $ 214.51 $      -60.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 324.67 $ 189.34 $      -41.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Dallas, TX Edit Fort Worth, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,443.03 $ 4,549.87 $      -16.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.46 6.62      +2.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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