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Cost of Living Comparison Between Jersey City, NJ and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 28.67% higher than in Jersey City, NJ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 41.89% higher than in Jersey City, NJ
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 59.74% higher than in Jersey City, NJ
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 20.59% higher than in Jersey City, NJ
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 47.91% higher than in Jersey City, NJ
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 22.61% lower than in Jersey City, NJ
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.00 $ 80.00 $      +11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 7.00 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $ 4.59 $      +19.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 $ 1.98 $      +9.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 1.60 $      +6.72 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 $ 4.28 $      +22.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 $ 3.54 $      +39.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.00 $ 3.06 $      +52.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.50 $ 3.56 $      +42.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.53 $ 7.22 $      +59.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.00 $ 5.95 $      +48.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.75 $ 7.05 $      +22.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.39 $ 2.66 $      +91.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $ 1.08 $      +36.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.00 $ 2.76 $      +37.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 $ 2.68 $      +34.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.75 $ 1.80 $      +139.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 $ 1.57 $      +56.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $ 2.25 $      +49.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $ 2.30 $      +41.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 $ 2.17 $      +64.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 2.89 $      +44.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 14.00 $      +55.56 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 $ 122.00 $      +37.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 2.50 $      -33.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.73 $      +36.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $ 30.00 $      -7.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.73 $ 3.04 $      +11.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 21,845.00 $      -0.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,333.33 $ 21,200.50 $      +4.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.95 $ 140.74 $      -21.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.07 $      -25.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.75 $ 63.73 $      -4.53 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.27 $ 80.79 $      +34.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 $ 32.61 $      +30.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 16.00 $      +14.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,113.33 $ 2,370.17 $      +112.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 37,782.61 $      +109.90 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.09 $ 53.95 $      +28.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 38.25 $      -4.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.00 $ 84.68 $      +20.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.00 $ 127.55 $      +34.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,452.49 $ 3,093.36 $      +26.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,427.94 $ 1,994.92 $      +39.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,508.32 $ 6,375.84 $      +81.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,957.57 $ 3,465.45 $      +77.03 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.60 $ 1,332.00 $      +91.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 231.05 $ 583.54 $      +152.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,291.90 $ 4,712.82 $      +9.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 4.30      +3.13 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:70500
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD