Cost of Living Comparison Between Memphis, TN and Los Angeles, CA 

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Cost of Living in Los Angeles, CA is 28.2% higher than in Memphis, TN (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA is 59.7% higher than in Memphis, TN
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 140.5% higher than in Memphis, TN
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 58.3% higher than in Memphis, TN
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 22.3% higher than in Memphis, TN
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 7.3% lower than in Memphis, TN
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Restaurants
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 24.03 $      +60.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 $ 120.00 $      +92.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $ 8.00 $      +45.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.57 $ 5.31 $      +16.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $ 2.79 $      +25.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 2.10 $      +11.1 %
Markets
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.82 $ 4.57 $      +19.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 $ 4.70 $      +114.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.76 $ 2.64 $      +49.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.33 $ 4.91 $      +13.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.65 $ 6.13 $      +31.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 $ 7.43 $      +56.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.66 $ 8.29 $      +8.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $ 2.53 $      +14.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 1.05 $      +35.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 $ 1.53 $      -10.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.18 $ 2.20 $      +0.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.44 $      -23.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 $ 1.10 $      -21.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 $ 2.10 $      -6.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.89 $ 2.16 $      +14.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 14.99 $      +3.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.60 $      +50.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 3.88 $      +107.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 12.00 $      +50.0 %
Transportation
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 1.75 $      +40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.50 $ 83.48 $      +567.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 3.10 $      +55.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.70 $      +22.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 29.19 $      +46.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.23 $ 5.31 $      +64.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $ 30,000.00 $      -9.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,344.38 $ 26,886.65 $      -1.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 238.43 $ 190.64 $      -20.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.50 $ 66.99 $      +22.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.43 $ 74.36 $      +2.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $ 51.36 $      +71.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $ 9.40 $      -47.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 18.00 $      +38.5 %
Childcare
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,436.67 $ 1,950.00 $      +35.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,240.00 $ 28,750.00 $      +5.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.74 $ 62.08 $      +32.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.75 $ 44.06 $      +30.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.71 $ 106.54 $      +33.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.80 $ 145.95 $      -4.5 %
Rent Per Month
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,024.00 $ 2,490.71 $      +143.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,018.75 $ 2,107.10 $      +106.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.33 $ 4,720.36 $      +173.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,661.00 $ 3,743.64 $      +125.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 126.83 $ 745.37 $      +487.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 126.83 $ 667.07 $      +425.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Memphis, TN Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,706.29 $ 5,484.08 $      +48.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.58 6.73      +2.3 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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