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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 8.92% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 25.09% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 62.77% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 2.38% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 21.43% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 17.03% 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) 7.00 $ 6.75 $      -3.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 4.00 $      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 $ 3.81 $      -8.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.68 $ 1.77 $      +5.11 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.17 $ 1.38 $      +17.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.36 $ 3.27 $      +38.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 $ 2.28 $      +6.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.51 $      -6.88 %
Eggs (12) 2.24 $ 2.62 $      +16.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.28 $ 4.56 $      +6.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.35 $ 3.84 $      +14.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.55 $ 5.48 $      +20.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 $ 2.33 $      +111.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.51 $      -22.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 $ 1.82 $      +63.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.72 $      +42.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 $ 1.03 $      +4.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.13 $      +20.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.16 $ 1.33 $      +14.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 1.65 $      +13.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 14.00 $      +27.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.21 $ 1.58 $      +30.85 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 $ 2.44 $      +14.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.32 $      -9.71 %
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) 2.95 $ 3.62 $      +22.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.38 $ 2.00 $      -15.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 29.00 $      -3.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.97 $      -5.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,908.50 $ 22,207.50 $      +11.55 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,555.56 $ 20,166.67 $      +3.13 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.50 $ 150.07 $      -20.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.12 $      +14.42 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.17 $ 49.76 $      -2.75 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.92 $ 44.48 $      +65.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.83 $ 16.80 $      +55.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.00 $      +10.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 650.00 $ 1,200.00 $      +84.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.27 $ 42.82 $      +3.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 $ 38.50 $      +24.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.85 $ 80.03 $      +6.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.47 $ 110.83 $      +16.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 900.22 $ 1,469.39 $      +63.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.22 $ 988.41 $      +29.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,498.23 $ 2,858.33 $      +90.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,229.17 $ 1,834.09 $      +49.21 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 179.12 $ 374.06 $      +108.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.87 $ 167.04 $      +52.03 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,069.29 $ 3,185.48 $      +3.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.82 3.86      +0.84 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:227273
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD