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

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 16.1% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 25.1% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 34.9% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 10.2% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 15.9% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 44.2% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 28.14 €
(30.00 $)
23.45 €
(25.00 $)
     -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 121.92 €
(130.00 $)
112.54 €
(120.00 $)
     -7.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.25 €
(12.00 $)
11.25 €
(12.00 $)
     0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 €
(8.00 $)
7.50 €
(8.00 $)
     0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.85 €
(10.50 $)
9.38 €
(10.00 $)
     -4.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.21 €
(5.56 $)
5.02 €
(5.35 $)
     -3.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 €
(3.02 $)
2.58 €
(2.75 $)
     -8.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(2.29 $)
1.94 €
(2.07 $)
     -9.5 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.45 €
(5.82 $)
4.47 €
(4.76 $)
     -18.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.02 €
(4.29 $)
4.50 €
(4.80 $)
     +11.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.05 €
(3.25 $)
2.50 €
(2.66 $)
     -18.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.12 €
(5.46 $)
5.03 €
(5.36 $)
     -1.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.18 €
(7.65 $)
5.84 €
(6.22 $)
     -18.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.69 €
(7.13 $)
7.03 €
(7.50 $)
     +5.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.48 €
(9.04 $)
7.61 €
(8.12 $)
     -10.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.95 €
(3.14 $)
2.36 €
(2.52 $)
     -19.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.93 $)
0.90 €
(0.95 $)
     +3.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 €
(2.70 $)
1.40 €
(1.50 $)
     -44.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.64 €
(2.82 $)
2.09 €
(2.23 $)
     -20.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 €
(1.93 $)
1.35 €
(1.44 $)
     -25.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.61 €
(1.71 $)
0.99 €
(1.06 $)
     -38.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.70 €
(2.88 $)
1.93 €
(2.06 $)
     -28.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 €
(2.43 $)
2.08 €
(2.22 $)
     -8.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.76 €
(20.00 $)
14.07 €
(15.00 $)
     -25.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 €
(2.53 $)
2.03 €
(2.17 $)
     -14.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 €
(3.83 $)
3.65 €
(3.90 $)
     +1.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.94 €
(17.00 $)
11.25 €
(12.00 $)
     -29.4 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.72 €
(2.90 $)
1.64 €
(1.75 $)
     -39.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 123.80 €
(132.00 $)
78.29 €
(83.48 $)
     -36.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.69 €
(5.00 $)
2.91 €
(3.10 $)
     -38.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.28 €
(3.50 $)
2.53 €
(2.70 $)
     -22.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.14 €
(30.00 $)
27.38 €
(29.19 $)
     -2.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.63 €
(3.87 $)
5.02 €
(5.35 $)
     +38.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,260.25 €
(28,000.00 $)
28,604.44 €
(30,499.50 $)
     +8.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,372.34 €
(27,053.26 $)
25,395.83 €
(27,078.32 $)
     +0.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.95 €
(171.61 $)
182.95 €
(195.07 $)
     +13.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 57.85 €
(61.68 $)
66.54 €
(70.95 $)
     +15.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.71 €
(70.06 $)
68.50 €
(73.04 $)
     +4.3 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.93 €
(132.14 $)
60.96 €
(65.00 $)
     -50.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.56 €
(74.17 $)
13.36 €
(14.25 $)
     -80.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.76 €
(20.00 $)
15.94 €
(17.00 $)
     -15.0 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,875.16 €
(3,065.64 $)
1,828.84 €
(1,950.00 $)
     -36.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 59,320.02 €
(63,250.00 $)
26,963.65 €
(28,750.00 $)
     -54.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.55 €
(68.82 $)
58.77 €
(62.66 $)
     -8.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.60 €
(45.42 $)
40.15 €
(42.81 $)
     -5.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.97 €
(97.00 $)
99.26 €
(105.83 $)
     +9.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.56 €
(165.86 $)
136.69 €
(145.75 $)
     -12.1 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,903.53 €
(4,162.14 $)
2,322.70 €
(2,476.58 $)
     -40.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,731.42 €
(2,912.38 $)
1,943.87 €
(2,072.66 $)
     -28.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,908.92 €
(8,432.88 $)
4,387.52 €
(4,678.20 $)
     -44.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,156.09 €
(4,431.43 $)
3,528.92 €
(3,762.71 $)
     -15.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,593.28 €
(1,698.83 $)
680.68 €
(725.78 $)
     -57.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,118.64 €
(1,192.75 $)
625.62 €
(667.07 $)
     -44.1 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,525.91 €
(5,892.00 $)
5,967.45 €
(6,362.80 $)
     +8.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.67 6.75      +1.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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