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

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Consumer Prices in Denver, CO are 8.49% higher than in Phoenix, AZ (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Denver, CO are 18.17% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 36.57% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 10.33% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 8.74% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 6.63% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 66.35 $      +10.58 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.25 $ 5.50 $      +4.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 7.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 $ 4.57 $      +8.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 $ 2.01 $      +7.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 1.61 $      +16.37 %
Markets
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.77 $ 3.14 $      +13.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.18 $ 2.35 $      +7.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.86 $ 1.55 $      -16.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 $ 2.35 $      +7.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 $ 6.46 $      +39.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 $ 3.84 $      +5.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.68 $ 5.88 $      +25.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.61 $      +2.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.66 $      -9.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.59 $      +21.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 $ 1.68 $      +2.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.82 $      -10.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.93 $      +12.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 $ 1.42 $      +10.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $ 1.83 $      +6.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 14.00 $      -3.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 2.68 $      +42.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 2.41 $      +29.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Transportation
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 3.00 $      +50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 114.00 $      +78.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.25 $      +0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 22.50 $      -37.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $ 2.29 $      -11.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,039.50 $ 23,000.00 $      -0.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,106.06 $ 21,226.77 $      +0.57 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.21 $ 133.71 $      -21.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.22 $      +63.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.44 $ 60.33 $      -23.09 %
Sports And Leisure
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.09 $ 44.70 $      +43.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.71 $ 13.31 $      -38.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 12.50 $      +4.17 %
Childcare
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 863.31 $ 1,218.42 $      +41.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,700.00 $ 13,961.29 $      -16.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.81 $ 44.31 $      +5.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.27 $ 35.46 $      +6.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.17 $ 74.04 $      +1.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.56 $ 104.76 $      +21.02 %
Rent Per Month
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,279.82 $ 1,676.10 $      +30.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 993.74 $ 1,317.31 $      +32.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,092.99 $ 2,875.81 $      +37.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,604.95 $ 2,285.94 $      +42.43 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 306.65 $ 467.20 $      +52.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 171.34 $ 270.37 $      +57.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Phoenix, AZ Edit Denver, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,601.42 $ 4,537.95 $      +26.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 3.58      -9.10 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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