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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Cali 

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Consumer Prices in Cali are 69.46% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cali are 80.87% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cali are 93.12% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cali are 77.31% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cali are 74.97% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cali is 60.38% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYCaliDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(61,661.15 Col$)
2.59 $
(8,000.00 Col$)
     -87.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(246,644.59 Col$)
21.08 $
(65,000.00 Col$)
     -73.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(27,747.52 Col$)
4.87 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -45.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(21,581.40 Col$)
0.89 $
(2,750.00 Col$)
     -87.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(24,664.46 Col$)
1.62 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -79.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 $
(13,507.19 Col$)
1.39 $
(4,285.71 Col$)
     -68.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(6,381.07 Col$)
0.64 $
(1,960.00 Col$)
     -69.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(5,221.16 Col$)
0.58 $
(1,786.67 Col$)
     -65.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 $
(13,672.87 Col$)
3.33 $
(10,267.93 Col$)
     -24.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 $
(10,671.96 Col$)
0.89 $
(2,743.74 Col$)
     -74.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.95 $
(9,084.52 Col$)
0.42 $
(1,295.26 Col$)
     -85.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.55 $
(10,954.10 Col$)
1.53 $
(4,707.69 Col$)
     -57.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.19 $
(22,151.84 Col$)
0.91 $
(2,819.39 Col$)
     -87.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.92 $
(18,260.53 Col$)
1.69 $
(5,220.74 Col$)
     -71.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.85 $
(21,125.18 Col$)
2.09 $
(6,439.77 Col$)
     -69.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.82 $
(8,682.49 Col$)
0.61 $
(1,879.17 Col$)
     -78.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 $
(3,293.72 Col$)
0.35 $
(1,078.90 Col$)
     -67.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.63 $
(8,101.87 Col$)
0.38 $
(1,171.78 Col$)
     -85.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $
(8,236.56 Col$)
0.40 $
(1,229.24 Col$)
     -85.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $
(4,652.40 Col$)
0.31 $
(951.03 Col$)
     -79.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 $
(4,398.78 Col$)
0.36 $
(1,103.74 Col$)
     -74.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 $
(7,142.42 Col$)
0.81 $
(2,500.00 Col$)
     -65.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(7,337.68 Col$)
1.04 $
(3,200.00 Col$)
     -56.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(46,245.86 Col$)
9.73 $
(30,000.00 Col$)
     -35.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.23 $
(6,885.49 Col$)
0.71 $
(2,185.31 Col$)
     -68.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $
(8,735.33 Col$)
1.64 $
(5,071.43 Col$)
     -41.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(43,162.80 Col$)
1.78 $
(5,500.00 Col$)
     -87.26 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(8,478.41 Col$)
0.65 $
(2,000.00 Col$)
     -76.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(373,049.95 Col$)
25.95 $
(80,000.00 Col$)
     -78.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(7,707.64 Col$)
1.52 $
(4,700.00 Col$)
     -39.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(10,019.94 Col$)
2.87 $
(8,851.39 Col$)
     -11.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(92,491.72 Col$)
8.11 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -72.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.05 $
(9,393.68 Col$)
2.85 $
(8,784.21 Col$)
     -6.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(67,827,263.02 Col$)
19,461.20 $
(60,000,000.00 Col$)
     -11.54 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,911.95 $
(64,472,749.75 Col$)
20,823.49 $
(64,200,000.00 Col$)
     -0.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.03 $
(440,965.40 Col$)
50.62 $
(156,078.86 Col$)
     -64.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $
(202.11 Col$)
0.04 $
(122.27 Col$)
     -39.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.49 $
(192,668.07 Col$)
28.28 $
(87,187.50 Col$)
     -54.75 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.97 $
(255,792.19 Col$)
26.45 $
(81,538.60 Col$)
     -68.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.78 $
(113,388.00 Col$)
8.43 $
(26,000.00 Col$)
     -77.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(49,328.92 Col$)
3.24 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -79.73 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,332.23 $
(7,190,409.26 Col$)
187.04 $
(576,666.67 Col$)
     -91.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,047.62 $
(117,302,993.84 Col$)
4,249.03 $
(13,100,000.00 Col$)
     -88.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.76 $
(165,744.34 Col$)
55.52 $
(171,176.47 Col$)
     +3.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.68 $
(122,349.42 Col$)
41.93 $
(129,285.71 Col$)
     +5.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.87 $
(270,894.45 Col$)
75.45 $
(232,631.58 Col$)
     -14.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.32 $
(395,604.95 Col$)
58.65 $
(180,833.33 Col$)
     -54.29 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,122.07 $
(9,625,531.87 Col$)
175.38 $
(540,714.29 Col$)
     -94.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,003.74 $
(6,177,632.58 Col$)
183.03 $
(564,285.71 Col$)
     -90.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,468.45 $
(19,942,592.67 Col$)
317.87 $
(980,000.00 Col$)
     -95.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,511.42 $
(10,825,920.95 Col$)
361.82 $
(1,115,500.00 Col$)
     -89.70 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,279.28 $
(3,944,096.30 Col$)
94.02 $
(289,855.07 Col$)
     -92.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 574.65 $
(1,771,664.20 Col$)
81.36 $
(250,836.12 Col$)
     -85.84 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,546.67 $
(14,017,645.20 Col$)
344.59 $
(1,062,385.64 Col$)
     -92.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 12.82      +194.59 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:54174
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD