Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 16.29% higher than in Phoenix, AZ (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 39.17% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 83.74% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 26.16% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 17.47% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 5.48% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 77.50 $      +29.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 9.00 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 $ 4.68 $      +1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $ 2.18 $      +14.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 $ 2.11 $      +46.35 %
Markets
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.86 $ 3.55 $      +23.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.30 $ 3.12 $      +35.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 $ 2.05 $      +11.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 $ 3.39 $      +53.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.15 $ 5.58 $      +8.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.84 $ 5.12 $      +33.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.14 $ 6.57 $      +27.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.79 $      +10.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.73 $      +4.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.45 $      +5.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.89 $      +8.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.14 $      +18.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 $ 1.01 $      +19.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.39 $ 1.69 $      +21.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $ 1.87 $      +0.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $ 2.47 $      +25.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $ 2.32 $      +13.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.77 $ 10.00 $      +14.03 %
Transportation
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 100.00 $      +56.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.85 $      -5.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.23 $ 2.70 $      +21.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 29.19 $      -18.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.70 $ 3.62 $      +34.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,195.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +7.78 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,262.20 $ 21,403.62 $      +0.67 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.14 $ 168.43 $      -5.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.12 $      -13.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.93 $ 68.49 $      -12.12 %
Sports And Leisure
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.57 $ 41.48 $      +40.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.71 $ 9.62 $      -55.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.25 $ 15.00 $      +33.33 %
Childcare
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 927.38 $ 1,036.83 $      +11.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,700.00 $ 24,804.57 $      +48.53 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.08 $ 49.12 $      +14.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.14 $ 38.73 $      +20.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.58 $ 79.19 $      +7.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.33 $ 113.10 $      +32.54 %
Rent Per Month
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,289.97 $ 2,243.94 $      +73.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,009.25 $ 1,686.28 $      +67.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,156.34 $ 4,356.23 $      +102.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,601.87 $ 2,843.29 $      +77.50 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 329.36 $ 790.79 $      +140.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.52 $ 518.62 $      +175.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Phoenix, AZ Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,681.36 $ 4,842.55 $      +31.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.74 3.51      -6.04 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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