Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ 

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Consumer Prices in Phoenix, AZ are 14.46% lower than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Phoenix, AZ are 28.15% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Phoenix, AZ are 44.96% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Phoenix, AZ are 22.27% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Phoenix, AZ are 14.99% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Phoenix, AZ is 5.38% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 14.50 $      -27.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 8.25 $      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.70 $ 4.61 $      -1.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 $ 1.97 $      -10.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 1.50 $      -28.32 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 $ 2.90 $      -18.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.06 $ 2.33 $      -23.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.84 $      -7.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.39 $ 2.23 $      -34.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 $ 4.95 $      -12.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.34 $ 3.84 $      -28.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.64 $ 5.20 $      -21.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.63 $      -8.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.68 $      -5.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.33 $      -8.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 $ 1.76 $      -6.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.98 $      -18.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.86 $      -11.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.69 $ 1.40 $      -16.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $ 1.92 $      +12.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.22 $ 15.00 $      +5.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.49 $ 1.97 $      -20.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $ 2.05 $      -12.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.77 $      -12.30 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.00 $      +14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 64.00 $      -36.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $ 3.00 $      +5.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.25 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 36.00 $      +23.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.82 $ 2.76 $      -27.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,195.00 $      -7.22 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,553.20 $ 21,638.07 $      +0.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.80 $ 178.24 $      +8.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.14 $      +15.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.57 $ 74.53 $      +11.97 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.39 $ 30.22 $      -28.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.98 $ 21.71 $      +141.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 11.00 $      -26.67 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,055.44 $ 927.38 $      -12.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,804.57 $ 16,700.00 $      -32.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.64 $ 43.56 $      -10.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.29 $ 32.35 $      -19.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.00 $ 73.36 $      -7.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.32 $ 85.33 $      -26.01 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,235.71 $ 1,303.93 $      -41.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,673.59 $ 1,022.99 $      -38.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,362.15 $ 2,197.58 $      -49.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,937.96 $ 1,645.64 $      -43.99 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 795.53 $ 343.26 $      -56.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 545.96 $ 200.14 $      -63.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Phoenix, AZ Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,966.06 $ 3,759.96 $      -24.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.46 3.69      +6.53 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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