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

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Consumer Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 17.36% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 34.34% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 52.81% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 23.91% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 14.51% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 11.43% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 6.88 $      -23.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 $ 3.91 $      -12.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $ 1.86 $      -14.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.23 $      -29.96 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $ 4.07 $      -8.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $ 2.86 $      -18.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $ 1.82 $      -39.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.57 $ 2.61 $      -26.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.02 $ 5.93 $      -15.58 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.09 $ 4.03 $      -33.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.95 $ 6.86 $      -1.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 $ 2.98 $      +7.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.76 $      -25.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.58 $ 2.01 $      -21.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.19 $      -18.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 $ 1.79 $      +23.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.96 $      +40.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $ 1.82 $      -21.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 1.96 $      -19.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $ 2.65 $      +21.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 3.30 $      +20.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 10.00 $      -28.57 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 96.00 $      -20.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.95 $      +18.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.00 $      -7.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 24.00 $      -20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 2.99 $      -1.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,779.59 $ 21,293.83 $      +2.47 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.04 $ 150.74 $      +3.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.10 $      +18.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.25 $ 67.40 $      +8.28 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.81 $ 30.52 $      -63.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.12 $ 35.20 $      -10.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 12.00 $      -25.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,357.23 $ 1,085.03 $      -53.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,350.00 $ 21,600.00 $      -42.17 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.99 $ 39.08 $      -27.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.98 $ 31.20 $      -19.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.53 $ 70.22 $      -19.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.48 $ 82.90 $      -34.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,142.37 $ 1,579.05 $      -49.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,977.76 $ 1,033.45 $      -47.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,384.03 $ 2,836.25 $      -55.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,448.67 $ 1,607.86 $      -53.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,300.11 $ 314.33 $      -75.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 553.87 $ 105.06 $      -81.03 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,559.73 $ 3,336.48 $      -26.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 4.27      -0.81 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:546199
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD