Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 27.44% higher than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 34.85% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 43.39% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 12.81% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 34.30% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 16.64% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.50 $ 25.00 $      +28.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.59 $ 90.00 $      +1.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.93 $ 5.33 $      +8.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 $ 2.84 $      +8.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 $ 2.42 $      +4.64 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 $ 4.57 $      +7.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.33 $ 3.64 $      +9.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.54 $ 3.49 $      +37.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $ 3.91 $      +6.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.60 $ 7.59 $      +35.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.17 $ 7.87 $      +52.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.16 $ 9.62 $      +17.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 $ 2.59 $      +36.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 1.20 $      +47.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 $ 2.37 $      +49.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 $ 2.78 $      +53.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.22 $ 2.10 $      +72.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.81 $      +88.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $ 2.75 $      +56.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 $ 2.40 $      +19.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.90 $      +32.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $ 3.23 $      +23.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.24 $ 4.18 $      +29.30 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 $ 15.00 $      +30.43 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.50 $ 129.00 $      +29.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 4.25 $      +6.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 32.50 $      +11.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.07 $ 4.93 $      -18.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,091.67 $ 23,879.37 $      +3.41 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.70 $ 170.21 $      +22.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.11 $      -16.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.85 $ 68.44 $      -2.01 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.54 $ 105.44 $      +131.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.25 $ 37.50 $      +183.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.25 $ 18.00 $      +18.07 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,361.25 $ 2,212.11 $      +62.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,929.57 $ 41,333.33 $      +80.26 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.63 $ 64.01 $      +2.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.75 $ 61.95 $      +52.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.27 $ 97.32 $      +3.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.84 $ 148.16 $      +10.70 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,569.93 $ 3,897.78 $      +51.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,944.31 $ 2,372.23 $      +22.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,584.34 $ 7,432.32 $      +62.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,616.47 $ 4,529.97 $      +25.26 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 886.30 $ 1,500.63 $      +69.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 550.76 $ 920.02 $      +67.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,231.04 $ 5,880.11 $      +12.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.09 5.25      +3.02 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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