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

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 23.69% higher than in Phoenix, AZ (without rent)
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 94.79% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 37.07% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 28.98% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 14.82% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 20.00 $      +66.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 75.00 $      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.12 $      +21.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 6.25 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $ 8.00 $      +23.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 $ 4.69 $      +12.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 2.30 $      +21.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 $ 2.01 $      +38.87 %
Markets
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.74 $ 3.82 $      +39.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.31 $ 3.36 $      +45.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 $ 2.79 $      +55.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 $ 3.51 $      +64.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $ 5.59 $      +14.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.74 $ 5.63 $      +50.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 $ 6.49 $      +36.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.87 $      +16.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.90 $      +20.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.41 $      +13.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 $ 2.02 $      +17.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.22 $      +32.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.97 $      +12.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 $ 1.59 $      +11.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $ 2.13 $      +23.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 2.74 $      +52.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 2.92 $      +56.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 9.94 $      +24.25 %
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) 2.20 $ 3.32 $      +50.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 29.19 $      -18.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.80 $ 3.62 $      +29.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,079.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +8.32 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,172.95 $ 21,579.33 $      +6.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.23 $ 135.45 $      -20.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.13 $      -6.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.00 $ 66.65 $      -12.30 %
Sports And Leisure
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.26 $ 41.68 $      +37.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.59 $ 10.57 $      -32.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Childcare
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 789.21 $ 1,039.97 $      +31.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,033.33 $ 22,226.28 $      +47.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.90 $ 53.59 $      +34.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.81 $ 38.56 $      +21.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.00 $ 79.35 $      +8.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.50 $ 109.74 $      +26.87 %
Rent Per Month
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,257.50 $ 2,230.94 $      +77.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 989.94 $ 1,777.09 $      +79.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,058.81 $ 4,294.45 $      +108.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,522.67 $ 3,051.43 $      +100.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 252.84 $ 768.61 $      +203.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 155.56 $ 516.91 $      +232.29 %
Salaries And Financing
Phoenix, AZ[ Edit ] Los Angeles, CA[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,595.04 $ 4,530.63 $      +26.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.84      -3.46 %
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