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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 29.29% higher than in Philadelphia, PA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 56.38% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 106.14% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 45.65% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 27.30% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 16.48% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
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Restaurants
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 100.00 $      +81.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 9.00 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 7.50 $      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 9.00 $      +28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $ 5.02 $      +23.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 2.13 $      +12.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 1.74 $      +25.42 %
Markets
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.99 $ 4.59 $      +14.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.69 $ 3.63 $      +34.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.75 $ 2.56 $      +46.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.48 $ 3.24 $      +30.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.97 $ 6.25 $      +57.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.55 $ 6.01 $      +32.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.41 $ 7.82 $      +22.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $ 2.75 $      +14.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 $ 1.26 $      +68.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.90 $ 2.69 $      +41.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 $ 2.85 $      +30.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.09 $ 2.02 $      -3.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.91 $      +7.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $ 2.37 $      +56.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 2.19 $      +11.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      +0.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.86 $ 3.05 $      -20.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 3.04 $      -20.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.70 $ 15.00 $      +40.19 %
Transportation
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.75 $      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 127.00 $      +32.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00 $      -40.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.68 $ 2.66 $      -0.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,650.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +6.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,207.85 $ 21,466.60 $      +6.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.32 $ 160.75 $      +6.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.11 $      +10.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.48 $ 64.89 $      +5.55 %
Sports And Leisure
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.16 $ 99.06 $      +181.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.73 $ 34.47 $      -3.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 16.00 $      +23.08 %
Childcare
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 938.21 $ 2,656.22 $      +183.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,133.33 $ 37,882.35 $      +63.76 %
Clothing And Shoes
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.55 $ 62.97 $      +38.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.64 $ 42.06 $      +37.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.77 $ 90.18 $      +22.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.83 $ 132.15 $      +33.72 %
Rent Per Month
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,676.35 $ 3,102.43 $      +85.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,112.05 $ 2,007.93 $      +80.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,813.62 $ 6,383.05 $      +126.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,631.23 $ 3,417.24 $      +109.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 412.44 $ 1,417.77 $      +243.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 133.64 $ 737.46 $      +451.82 %
Salaries And Financing
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,323.04 $ 6,052.72 $      +82.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.83 3.67      -4.22 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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