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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 19.67% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 35.87% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 53.57% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 22.52% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 21.08% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 17.57% 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) 8.40 $ 7.00 $      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 $ 3.93 $      -9.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.14 $ 1.89 $      -11.79 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.32 $      -20.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 $ 4.02 $      -8.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 $ 2.89 $      -15.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.88 $ 1.77 $      -38.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.41 $ 2.57 $      -24.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.08 $ 5.68 $      -19.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $ 3.88 $      -34.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $ 5.68 $      -17.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $ 3.06 $      +3.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 $ 0.71 $      -27.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $ 1.46 $      -41.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $ 2.17 $      -22.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.21 $      -24.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.55 $      +7.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $ 1.77 $      -23.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 2.09 $      -16.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $ 3.41 $      +26.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.74 $ 4.88 $      +78.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 9.00 $      -35.71 %
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) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 35.00 $      +16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.99 $ 3.00 $      +0.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 21,347.00 $      -7.19 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,808.88 $ 20,937.83 $      +0.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.55 $ 154.12 $      +12.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.10 $      +10.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.15 $ 64.37 $      +5.28 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.31 $ 28.55 $      -62.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.71 $ 42.29 $      -3.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 12.00 $      -25.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,247.03 $ 940.53 $      -58.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,722.22 $ 19,920.00 $      -37.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.67 $ 38.81 $      -24.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.00 $ 31.63 $      -22.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.47 $ 67.50 $      -20.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.00 $ 88.06 $      -28.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,164.51 $ 1,513.98 $      -52.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,962.35 $ 1,007.33 $      -48.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,374.44 $ 2,748.81 $      -56.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,368.46 $ 1,634.00 $      -51.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,255.16 $ 310.81 $      -75.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 580.53 $ 99.60 $      -82.84 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,379.60 $ 3,301.78 $      -24.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.13 4.19      +1.45 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:565178
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD