Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA 

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Consumer Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 23.68% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 35.31% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 48.25% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 34.95% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 20.54% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 21.49% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 15.00 $      -40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 60.00 $      -40.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.62 $ 5.50 $      -27.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.56 $ 7.00 $      -26.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.04 $ 4.53 $      -10.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 2.06 $      -17.31 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $ 1.55 $      -28.78 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $ 4.25 $      -3.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.49 $ 3.00 $      -14.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.32 $ 1.85 $      -44.43 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $ 2.99 $      -14.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.67 $ 5.59 $      -27.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.22 $ 5.38 $      -13.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.38 $ 7.02 $      -25.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.45 $ 2.29 $      -6.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.65 $      -47.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.24 $ 2.13 $      -4.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.40 $      -9.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.07 $ 1.58 $      -23.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.17 $      -32.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 $ 1.87 $      -28.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $ 1.55 $      -34.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 14.99 $      -0.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.82 $ 4.27 $      +11.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 $ 3.72 $      -2.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $ 10.31 $      -31.27 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.50 $ 96.00 $      -25.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 3.50 $      -12.50 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 5.50 $      +83.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.69 $ 4.72 $      +0.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      -11.54 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,899.48 $ 24,642.86 $      -1.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.17 $ 157.68 $      -0.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.18 $      +59.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.45 $ 68.00 $      +3.89 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.62 $ 44.17 $      -56.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.50 $ 16.00 $      -60.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $ 13.50 $      -25.00 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,312.92 $ 1,161.83 $      -49.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,000.00 $ 28,685.71 $      -26.45 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $ 45.83 $      -26.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.06 $ 36.60 $      -41.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.41 $ 79.77 $      -12.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.29 $ 117.67 $      -22.74 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,409.40 $ 1,806.71 $      -47.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,229.62 $ 1,268.75 $      -43.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,759.26 $ 3,250.00 $      -51.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,037.54 $ 2,180.00 $      -46.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.06 $ 595.68 $      -58.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 815.58 $ 146.04 $      -82.09 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,361.08 $ 4,999.04 $      -21.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.10 5.00      -1.99 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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