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Cost of Living Comparison Between Mountain View, CA and Dallas, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Dallas, TX are 18.71% lower than in Mountain View, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 36.83% lower than in Mountain View, CA
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 53.93% lower than in Mountain View, CA
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 10.05% lower than in Mountain View, CA
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 23.15% lower than in Mountain View, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 5.09% lower than in Mountain View, CA
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  Mountain View, CADallas, TXDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 14.00 $      -6.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.25 $      -9.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 4.25 $      -29.17 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.50 $ 6.00 $      -7.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $ 4.16 $      +11.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.73 $      -9.49 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.25 $      -24.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.12 $ 2.71 $      -34.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.56 $ 2.03 $      -43.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.25 $ 2.30 $      +2.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $ 2.17 $      -37.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.00 $ 5.21 $      -25.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.58 $ 3.64 $      -20.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.40 $ 4.82 $      -24.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.77 $      -11.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.52 $      -40.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 $ 1.54 $      -5.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.56 $ 1.31 $      -48.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.82 $      -32.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.08 $      -13.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 $ 1.59 $      -18.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.39 $      -24.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $ 2.25 $      +8.70 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.28 $ 2.58 $      -21.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 $ 2.50 $      -58.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 $ 80.00 $      -5.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 2.90 $      -22.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 1.80 $      -48.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 20.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.37 $ 2.57 $      -23.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -20.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $ 19,838.75 $      -3.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.52 $ 138.86 $      +5.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +4.55 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.75 $ 60.81 $      -6.09 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.00 $ 40.20 $      -22.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1.00 $ 6.00 $      +500.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $ 11.50 $      -8.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,300.00 $ 824.98 $      -36.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,333.33 $ 16,285.71 $      -23.66 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.00 $ 41.26 $      -17.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 35.08 $      -12.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.00 $ 73.07 $      -8.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.71 $ 99.15 $      -17.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,950.00 $ 1,329.99 $      -54.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,450.00 $ 999.79 $      -59.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,733.33 $ 2,448.63 $      -48.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,100.00 $ 1,779.10 $      -56.61 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 567.28 $ 224.30 $      -60.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 490.20 $ 123.97 $      -74.71 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,290.09 $ 3,771.30 $      -40.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 4.14      -3.74 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:29266
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD