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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Cali 

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Consumer Prices in Cali are 69.34% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cali are 80.27% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cali are 92.50% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cali are 77.62% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cali are 74.85% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cali is 61.66% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYCaliDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(58,320.00 Col$)
2.74 $
(8,000.00 Col$)
     -86.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(233,280.00 Col$)
18.86 $
(55,000.00 Col$)
     -76.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(24,786.00 Col$)
5.14 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -39.48 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(20,412.00 Col$)
0.86 $
(2,500.00 Col$)
     -87.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(23,328.00 Col$)
1.71 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -78.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(12,346.56 Col$)
1.37 $
(4,000.00 Col$)
     -67.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 $
(6,202.11 Col$)
0.64 $
(1,860.00 Col$)
     -70.01 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 $
(4,868.00 Col$)
0.61 $
(1,764.29 Col$)
     -63.76 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.54 $
(13,224.84 Col$)
3.55 $
(10,337.96 Col$)
     -21.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 $
(9,967.88 Col$)
0.98 $
(2,850.38 Col$)
     -71.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.18 $
(9,276.05 Col$)
0.42 $
(1,214.62 Col$)
     -86.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 $
(9,507.38 Col$)
1.60 $
(4,666.67 Col$)
     -50.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.45 $
(21,730.54 Col$)
1.00 $
(2,914.47 Col$)
     -86.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(17,377.15 Col$)
1.82 $
(5,313.15 Col$)
     -69.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.18 $
(20,933.52 Col$)
2.09 $
(6,090.66 Col$)
     -70.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.26 $
(9,518.04 Col$)
0.67 $
(1,950.45 Col$)
     -79.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.02 $
(2,988.23 Col$)
0.33 $
(952.55 Col$)
     -68.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.46 $
(7,183.93 Col$)
0.37 $
(1,070.48 Col$)
     -85.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.78 $
(8,114.72 Col$)
0.45 $
(1,300.30 Col$)
     -83.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.63 $
(4,764.45 Col$)
0.30 $
(889.04 Col$)
     -81.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 $
(4,353.78 Col$)
0.46 $
(1,353.22 Col$)
     -68.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 $
(6,531.84 Col$)
0.70 $
(2,050.00 Col$)
     -68.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 $
(7,173.36 Col$)
1.21 $
(3,533.33 Col$)
     -50.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(43,740.00 Col$)
8.57 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -42.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.73 $
(7,970.40 Col$)
0.79 $
(2,302.85 Col$)
     -71.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.54 $
(7,394.14 Col$)
1.52 $
(4,422.22 Col$)
     -40.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(40,824.00 Col$)
1.71 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -87.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(8,019.00 Col$)
0.69 $
(2,000.00 Col$)
     -75.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(352,836.00 Col$)
27.43 $
(80,000.00 Col$)
     -77.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(7,290.00 Col$)
1.61 $
(4,700.00 Col$)
     -35.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $
(7,461.63 Col$)
2.76 $
(8,046.72 Col$)
     +7.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(87,480.00 Col$)
8.57 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -71.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.92 $
(8,512.31 Col$)
2.89 $
(8,432.32 Col$)
     -0.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $
(65,610,000.00 Col$)
15,432.10 $
(45,000,000.00 Col$)
     -31.41 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,250.07 $
(59,049,194.40 Col$)
21,776.41 $
(63,500,000.00 Col$)
     +7.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.02 $
(384,981.45 Col$)
52.75 $
(153,804.78 Col$)
     -60.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(279.45 Col$)
0.05 $
(156.35 Col$)
     -44.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.14 $
(172,464.23 Col$)
27.74 $
(80,882.35 Col$)
     -53.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.54 $
(202,767.05 Col$)
28.96 $
(84,437.50 Col$)
     -58.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 44.29 $
(129,161.65 Col$)
8.57 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -80.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(43,740.00 Col$)
3.43 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -77.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,015.63 $
(5,877,569.65 Col$)
196.04 $
(571,666.67 Col$)
     -90.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,944.44 $
(90,234,000.00 Col$)
3,657.98 $
(10,666,666.67 Col$)
     -88.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.51 $
(150,216.26 Col$)
63.66 $
(185,625.00 Col$)
     +23.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.83 $
(116,141.80 Col$)
40.15 $
(117,076.74 Col$)
     +0.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.92 $
(250,532.60 Col$)
85.95 $
(250,625.00 Col$)
     +0.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.60 $
(357,513.75 Col$)
65.04 $
(189,666.67 Col$)
     -46.95 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,151.35 $
(9,189,327.96 Col$)
201.80 $
(588,461.54 Col$)
     -93.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,886.98 $
(5,502,440.59 Col$)
183.70 $
(535,667.71 Col$)
     -90.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,232.70 $
(18,174,549.91 Col$)
341.38 $
(995,454.55 Col$)
     -94.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,270.45 $
(9,536,640.45 Col$)
362.60 $
(1,057,333.33 Col$)
     -88.91 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,262.77 $
(3,682,226.17 Col$)
79.65 $
(232,255.67 Col$)
     -93.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 577.44 $
(1,683,822.13 Col$)
72.43 $
(211,218.66 Col$)
     -87.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,251.61 $
(12,397,691.77 Col$)
321.63 $
(937,870.60 Col$)
     -92.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.08 12.77      +213.29 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:55676
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD