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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Austin, TX Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 7.57% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 23.48% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 60.10% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 2.91% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 18.14% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 3.84% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 14.00 $      -6.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 6.88 $      +5.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 $ 4.00 $      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $ 3.77 $      -11.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.79 $      +4.25 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.20 $ 1.45 $      +20.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.33 $ 3.15 $      +34.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.03 $ 2.25 $      +11.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 $ 1.54 $      -8.74 %
Eggs (12) 2.26 $ 2.66 $      +17.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.67 $ 4.44 $      -4.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.30 $ 4.25 $      +28.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.73 $ 5.54 $      +17.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 $ 2.24 $      +102.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.50 $      -23.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 $ 1.88 $      +53.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.82 $      +44.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 $ 1.00 $      -1.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $ 1.19 $      +28.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.15 $ 1.27 $      +10.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $ 1.50 $      -6.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.99 $ 13.00 $      +18.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.21 $ 1.59 $      +31.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.48 $ 2.34 $      -5.30 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.30 $ 6.32 $      -13.42 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.38 $      -31.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 41.25 $      -35.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.75 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.00 $      -11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 29.00 $      -3.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.14 $ 2.05 $      -4.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,587.50 $ 22,325.00 $      +8.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,625.00 $ 21,035.71 $      +1.99 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.58 $ 156.45 $      -14.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +5.78 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.54 $ 48.18 $      -10.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.97 $ 45.44 $      +68.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.49 $ 16.81 $      +46.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 583.33 $ 1,300.00 $      +122.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $      +12.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.07 $ 42.63 $      +1.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.56 $ 38.33 $      +17.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.74 $ 78.63 $      +9.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.49 $ 106.67 $      +14.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 966.50 $ 1,557.11 $      +61.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.49 $ 1,021.59 $      +33.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,549.55 $ 2,830.83 $      +82.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,238.97 $ 1,830.83 $      +47.77 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 177.17 $ 345.74 $      +95.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 112.90 $ 169.34 $      +50.00 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,891.79 $ 3,433.44 $      +18.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.99 3.89      -2.32 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:242277
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD