Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Dallas, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Dallas, TX are 22.8% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dallas, TX are 33.9% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 46.0% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 22.4% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 24.4% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 37.5% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 20.00 $      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 75.00 $      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.55 $ 8.00 $      -24.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 7.00 $      -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.22 $ 4.68 $      -10.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 2.28 $      -16.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $ 1.66 $      -23.1 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.74 $ 3.36 $      -29.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.85 $ 2.94 $      -23.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.64 $ 1.88 $      -48.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.64 $ 4.03 $      -13.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.56 $ 4.96 $      -34.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.98 $ 5.79 $      -27.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.55 $ 7.18 $      -24.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.58 $ 2.22 $      -13.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.89 $      -15.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.34 $ 2.20 $      -6.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.79 $ 2.00 $      -28.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.70 $      -9.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 $ 1.33 $      -22.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.79 $ 1.98 $      -28.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.28 $      -7.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $ 13.00 $      -27.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.16 $ 3.35 $      +6.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.93 $ 4.39 $      +11.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 $ 9.50 $      -40.6 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 3.00 $      +9.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $ 96.00 $      -25.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 2.80 $      -37.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 1.80 $      -40.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.50 $      -15.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.16 $ 3.33 $      -20.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 24,190.00 $      -7.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,213.80 $ 22,553.43 $      -6.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.57 $ 188.10 $      +5.9 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.20 $      +91.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.86 $ 71.39 $      +3.7 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 101.18 $ 44.39 $      -56.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 $ 13.94 $      -63.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $ 14.00 $      -22.2 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,264.64 $ 1,140.00 $      -49.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,909.09 $ 14,918.50 $      -62.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.01 $ 52.45 $      -18.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.81 $ 49.68 $      -12.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.46 $ 89.60 $      -6.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 148.60 $ 138.89 $      -6.5 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,807.64 $ 1,805.30 $      -52.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,377.40 $ 1,434.50 $      -39.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,096.94 $ 3,680.31 $      -48.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,035.40 $ 2,423.39 $      -39.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,326.45 $ 346.67 $      -73.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 861.69 $ 210.57 $      -75.6 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,905.49 $ 5,368.41 $      -9.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.66 4.79      -15.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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