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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 8.15% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 23.76% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 59.42% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 0.98% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 19.05% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 4.45% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      +0.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $ 4.08 $      -4.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.68 $ 1.99 $      +18.34 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.23 $ 1.49 $      +20.97 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.42 $ 3.14 $      +29.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $ 2.41 $      +6.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.59 $ 1.45 $      -8.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 $ 2.85 $      +30.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 $ 4.35 $      -0.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.32 $ 4.35 $      +31.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.93 $ 5.41 $      +9.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 $ 2.18 $      +106.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.49 $      -23.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.16 $ 1.91 $      +64.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.65 $      +31.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 1.02 $      +1.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 $ 1.06 $      +26.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 $ 1.31 $      +19.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $ 1.52 $      -0.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.99 $ 13.00 $      +18.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 $ 1.81 $      +66.97 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.64 $ 2.56 $      -2.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.65 $ 7.00 $      -8.50 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.25 $      -37.50 %
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) 2.25 $ 2.00 $      -11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 28.00 $      -6.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.20 $ 2.13 $      -3.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +2.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,175.00 $ 21,149.62 $      -0.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.25 $ 145.26 $      -18.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +11.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.03 $ 53.55 $      -12.26 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.25 $ 42.89 $      +63.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.09 $ 15.56 $      +92.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 11.50 $      +15.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 498.00 $ 966.67 $      +94.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,950.00 $ 17,000.00 $      +21.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.94 $ 43.39 $      +1.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.05 $ 35.73 $      -10.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.12 $ 76.52 $      +6.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.10 $ 98.22 $      +14.08 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 981.21 $ 1,591.66 $      +62.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 783.83 $ 1,062.88 $      +35.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,574.30 $ 2,731.82 $      +73.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,207.33 $ 1,862.00 $      +54.22 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 180.11 $ 322.47 $      +79.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.05 $ 177.02 $      +53.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,131.76 $ 3,703.27 $      +18.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.16 3.85      -7.51 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD