Cost of Living Comparison Between Salt Lake City, UT and Jersey City, NJ 

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Consumer Prices in Jersey City, NJ are 13.3% higher than in Salt Lake City, UT (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jersey City, NJ are 36.4% higher than in Salt Lake City, UT
Rent Prices in Jersey City, NJ are 79.3% higher than in Salt Lake City, UT
Restaurant Prices in Jersey City, NJ are 5.5% higher than in Salt Lake City, UT
Groceries Prices in Jersey City, NJ are 24.2% higher than in Salt Lake City, UT
Local Purchasing Power in Jersey City, NJ is 0.2% lower than in Salt Lake City, UT
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Restaurants
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 18.00 $      +5.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 77.50 $ 80.00 $      +3.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.75 $ 7.00 $      +21.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 $ 10.00 $      +33.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.82 $ 4.76 $      -1.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 $ 2.32 $      -12.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 $ 2.12 $      +15.9 %
Markets
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 $ 4.13 $      +15.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.15 $ 2.99 $      -4.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 $ 2.54 $      +70.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.57 $ 4.56 $      +27.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.56 $ 11.00 $      +67.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.40 $ 3.90 $      -11.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.20 $ 7.00 $      -2.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 $ 2.32 $      +17.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 $ 0.82 $      -4.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.50 $      +51.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.50 $ 2.37 $      +58.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.42 $      +53.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $ 1.40 $      +26.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.87 $ 3.24 $      +73.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $ 2.66 $      +9.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.75 $ 19.50 $      +4.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $ 1.73 $      -4.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.40 $ 4.33 $      +27.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.79 $ 11.96 $      +36.1 %
Transportation
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.50 $      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 $ 120.00 $      +41.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.00 $      -40.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.93 $ 3.30 $      -15.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 $ 24.00 $      -51.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.94 $ 3.43 $      -12.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,000.00 $ 25,300.00 $      -25.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,541.89 $ 26,280.60 $      -14.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.85 $ 117.67 $      -26.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.50 $ 42.14 $      -35.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.71 $ 69.29 $      +0.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.50 $ 99.75 $      +114.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.67 $ 41.67 $      +76.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 19.44 $      +62.0 %
Childcare
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 980.00 $ 1,283.33 $      +31.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,400.00 $ 22,500.00 $      +167.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.82 $ 97.38 $      +65.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.33 $ 56.67 $      +30.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.73 $ 81.25 $      -7.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.43 $ 156.67 $      +18.3 %
Rent Per Month
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,718.16 $ 3,210.00 $      +86.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,373.57 $ 2,314.29 $      +68.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,808.58 $ 5,642.86 $      +100.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,260.53 $ 3,466.67 $      +53.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 277.18 $ 840.24 $      +203.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 231.75 $ 529.73 $      +128.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Salt Lake City, UT Edit Jersey City, NJ Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,523.07 $ 6,159.55 $      +36.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.53 6.53      -0.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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