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

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Consumer Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 22.8% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Philadelphia, PA are 39.8% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 58.4% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 33.3% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Philadelphia, PA are 16.7% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Philadelphia, PA is 20.8% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 28.14 €
(30.00 $)
18.76 €
(20.00 $)
     -33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 121.92 €
(130.00 $)
70.34 €
(75.00 $)
     -42.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.25 €
(12.00 $)
9.61 €
(10.25 $)
     -14.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 €
(8.00 $)
5.63 €
(6.00 $)
     -25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.85 €
(10.50 $)
7.50 €
(8.00 $)
     -23.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.21 €
(5.56 $)
4.49 €
(4.79 $)
     -13.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 €
(3.02 $)
2.29 €
(2.45 $)
     -18.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(2.29 $)
1.58 €
(1.68 $)
     -26.5 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.45 €
(5.82 $)
4.52 €
(4.82 $)
     -17.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.02 €
(4.29 $)
3.31 €
(3.53 $)
     -17.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.05 €
(3.25 $)
2.36 €
(2.51 $)
     -22.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.12 €
(5.46 $)
3.94 €
(4.20 $)
     -23.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.18 €
(7.65 $)
7.20 €
(7.67 $)
     +0.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.69 €
(7.13 $)
5.73 €
(6.11 $)
     -14.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.48 €
(9.04 $)
8.10 €
(8.64 $)
     -4.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.95 €
(3.14 $)
2.24 €
(2.39 $)
     -24.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.93 $)
0.77 €
(0.83 $)
     -10.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 €
(2.70 $)
1.52 €
(1.62 $)
     -40.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.64 €
(2.82 $)
2.27 €
(2.42 $)
     -13.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 €
(1.93 $)
1.41 €
(1.51 $)
     -22.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.61 €
(1.71 $)
1.53 €
(1.64 $)
     -4.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.70 €
(2.88 $)
2.54 €
(2.71 $)
     -6.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 €
(2.43 $)
1.94 €
(2.07 $)
     -14.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.76 €
(20.00 $)
15.43 €
(16.45 $)
     -17.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 €
(2.53 $)
1.62 €
(1.73 $)
     -31.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 €
(3.83 $)
3.38 €
(3.60 $)
     -6.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.94 €
(17.00 $)
12.19 €
(13.00 $)
     -23.5 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.72 €
(2.90 $)
2.34 €
(2.50 $)
     -13.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 123.80 €
(132.00 $)
90.04 €
(96.00 $)
     -27.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.69 €
(5.00 $)
2.53 €
(2.70 $)
     -46.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.28 €
(3.50 $)
2.34 €
(2.50 $)
     -28.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.14 €
(30.00 $)
20.63 €
(22.00 $)
     -26.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.63 €
(3.87 $)
3.59 €
(3.83 $)
     -1.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,260.25 €
(28,000.00 $)
31,887.44 €
(34,000.00 $)
     +21.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,372.34 €
(27,053.26 $)
23,823.69 €
(25,402.02 $)
     -6.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.95 €
(171.61 $)
198.31 €
(211.44 $)
     +23.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 57.85 €
(61.68 $)
52.23 €
(55.69 $)
     -9.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.71 €
(70.06 $)
58.76 €
(62.65 $)
     -10.6 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.93 €
(132.14 $)
41.03 €
(43.75 $)
     -66.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.56 €
(74.17 $)
35.64 €
(38.00 $)
     -48.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.76 €
(20.00 $)
13.13 €
(14.00 $)
     -30.0 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA 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 $)
40,515.81 €
(43,200.00 $)
     -31.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.55 €
(68.82 $)
51.58 €
(55.00 $)
     -20.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.60 €
(45.42 $)
33.61 €
(35.83 $)
     -21.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.97 €
(97.00 $)
86.36 €
(92.08 $)
     -5.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.56 €
(165.86 $)
113.06 €
(120.56 $)
     -27.3 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,903.53 €
(4,162.14 $)
1,665.83 €
(1,776.19 $)
     -57.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,731.42 €
(2,912.38 $)
1,221.79 €
(1,302.73 $)
     -55.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,908.92 €
(8,432.88 $)
2,922.10 €
(3,115.69 $)
     -63.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,156.09 €
(4,431.43 $)
1,971.71 €
(2,102.33 $)
     -52.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,593.28 €
(1,698.83 $)
330.67 €
(352.58 $)
     -79.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,118.64 €
(1,192.75 $)
226.94 €
(241.98 $)
     -79.7 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Philadelphia, PA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,525.91 €
(5,892.00 $)
4,017.28 €
(4,283.43 $)
     -27.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.67 6.61      -0.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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