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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 22.10% higher than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 27.91% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 34.92% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 12.22% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 26.17% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 1.50% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 20.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 100.00 $      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 9.50 $      +5.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $ 7.35 $      +13.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.73 $      +9.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.69 $ 4.82 $      +2.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 2.17 $      -1.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 1.75 $      -14.26 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.89 $ 4.54 $      +16.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.35 $ 3.43 $      +2.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.60 $      -2.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.43 $ 3.35 $      -2.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.59 $ 6.87 $      +22.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 $ 6.19 $      +8.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.59 $ 7.38 $      +11.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $ 2.77 $      +54.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 1.29 $      +53.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.35 $ 2.37 $      +75.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 $ 2.60 $      +35.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $ 1.90 $      +68.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.76 $      +81.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $ 2.20 $      +34.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $ 2.09 $      -0.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $ 3.06 $      +18.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 3.01 $      +30.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 127.00 $      +27.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $ 3.50 $      +22.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 35.00 $      +19.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.57 $ 2.70 $      -24.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -12.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,251.58 $ 21,205.73 $      -0.22 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.39 $ 148.86 $      +3.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.11 $      -14.44 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.55 $ 64.06 $      -3.75 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.42 $ 86.16 $      +108.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.98 $ 36.75 $      +268.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,038.23 $ 2,479.17 $      +138.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,629.57 $ 39,200.00 $      +81.23 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.37 $ 58.52 $      +11.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.14 $ 41.80 $      +9.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.14 $ 89.66 $      +16.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.94 $ 142.63 $      +27.42 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,222.82 $ 3,364.29 $      +51.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,792.31 $ 2,010.53 $      +12.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,400.41 $ 6,560.09 $      +49.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,011.30 $ 3,482.68 $      +15.65 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 766.08 $ 1,515.09 $      +97.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 513.91 $ 747.74 $      +45.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,639.08 $ 6,022.99 $      +29.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 3.77      +0.46 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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