Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Denver, CO 

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Consumer Prices in Denver, CO are 8.79% higher than in Phoenix, AZ (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 11.78% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 16.91% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 1.11% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 10.60% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 2.19% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 18.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $ 72.50 $      +3.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 9.40 $      -6.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 7.00 $      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.14 $ 4.92 $      -4.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 $ 2.58 $      +2.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 2.03 $      +8.86 %
Markets
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.21 $ 3.91 $      +21.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.86 $ 3.64 $      +27.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 $ 2.22 $      +16.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.55 $ 3.17 $      -10.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.24 $ 5.80 $      +10.60 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.64 $ 6.57 $      +41.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.88 $ 7.15 $      +3.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 $ 2.42 $      +16.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.71 $      +4.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 $ 2.07 $      +22.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.86 $ 2.22 $      +19.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.12 $      -14.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $ 1.23 $      +2.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $ 1.74 $      +5.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $ 2.13 $      -16.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.99 $      +13.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.71 $ 2.79 $      +2.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 $ 3.44 $      -8.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 8.50 $      -5.56 %
Transportation
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 $ 3.00 $      +41.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 114.00 $      +78.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.35 $ 2.25 $      -4.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 26.25 $      -27.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.97 $ 4.37 $      -12.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 29,000.00 $      +16.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,428.57 $ 23,472.71 $      -11.18 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 209.47 $ 154.46 $      -26.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.28 $      +183.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.93 $ 74.03 $      -5.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.37 $ 73.18 $      +112.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 $ 17.14 $      -61.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.67 %
Childcare
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 900.00 $ 1,469.44 $      +63.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,400.00 $ 16,466.13 $      -10.51 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.09 $ 60.08 $      +30.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.77 $ 37.63 $      -2.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.86 $ 85.33 $      +8.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.12 $ 109.37 $      +14.98 %
Rent Per Month
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.48 $ 1,893.00 $      +11.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,476.19 $ 1,601.38 $      +8.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,711.17 $ 3,436.84 $      +26.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,238.52 $ 2,571.58 $      +14.88 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 244.20 $ 439.30 $      +79.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 219.00 $ 301.22 $      +37.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,090.45 $ 5,565.78 $      +9.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.11 4.92      -3.59 %
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