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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Cali 

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Consumer Prices in Cali are 70.27% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cali are 81.25% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cali are 93.16% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cali are 78.52% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cali are 74.89% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cali is 62.07% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYCaliDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(62,897.37 Col$)
2.54 $
(8,000.00 Col$)
     -87.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(251,589.50 Col$)
19.08 $
(60,000.00 Col$)
     -76.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(28,303.82 Col$)
4.77 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -47.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(22,014.08 Col$)
0.79 $
(2,500.00 Col$)
     -88.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(25,158.95 Col$)
1.59 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -80.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 $
(14,013.86 Col$)
1.32 $
(4,166.67 Col$)
     -70.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 $
(6,711.52 Col$)
0.58 $
(1,837.50 Col$)
     -72.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $
(5,544.90 Col$)
0.56 $
(1,746.67 Col$)
     -68.50 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.39 $
(13,792.44 Col$)
3.32 $
(10,447.74 Col$)
     -24.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.57 $
(11,218.57 Col$)
0.87 $
(2,748.07 Col$)
     -75.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 $
(9,101.92 Col$)
0.42 $
(1,315.42 Col$)
     -85.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $
(10,615.98 Col$)
1.40 $
(4,400.00 Col$)
     -58.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.96 $
(21,888.37 Col$)
1.01 $
(3,191.55 Col$)
     -85.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.91 $
(18,593.33 Col$)
1.83 $
(5,750.14 Col$)
     -69.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $
(21,705.96 Col$)
2.03 $
(6,389.05 Col$)
     -70.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(9,330.56 Col$)
0.70 $
(2,192.37 Col$)
     -76.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(3,028.07 Col$)
0.32 $
(1,014.10 Col$)
     -66.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.61 $
(8,211.88 Col$)
0.34 $
(1,081.06 Col$)
     -86.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.65 $
(8,344.31 Col$)
0.43 $
(1,340.04 Col$)
     -83.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.59 $
(4,990.80 Col$)
0.28 $
(886.45 Col$)
     -82.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 $
(4,382.63 Col$)
0.39 $
(1,215.63 Col$)
     -72.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(7,157.72 Col$)
0.72 $
(2,250.00 Col$)
     -68.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $
(7,673.48 Col$)
1.02 $
(3,200.00 Col$)
     -58.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(47,173.03 Col$)
9.54 $
(30,000.00 Col$)
     -36.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(6,851.32 Col$)
0.71 $
(2,224.90 Col$)
     -67.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(8,353.56 Col$)
1.42 $
(4,477.78 Col$)
     -46.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(44,028.16 Col$)
1.67 $
(5,250.00 Col$)
     -88.08 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(8,648.39 Col$)
0.64 $
(2,000.00 Col$)
     -76.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(380,529.12 Col$)
25.44 $
(80,000.00 Col$)
     -78.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(7,862.17 Col$)
1.49 $
(4,700.00 Col$)
     -40.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(9,434.61 Col$)
2.81 $
(8,851.39 Col$)
     -6.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(94,346.06 Col$)
7.95 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -73.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(9,547.44 Col$)
2.74 $
(8,616.23 Col$)
     -9.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(69,187,112.46 Col$)
16,693.86 $
(52,500,000.00 Col$)
     -24.12 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,522.55 $
(64,540,726.12 Col$)
20,414.21 $
(64,200,000.00 Col$)
     -0.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.22 $
(450,405.55 Col$)
50.95 $
(160,239.40 Col$)
     -64.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(285.90 Col$)
0.04 $
(137.08 Col$)
     -52.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.53 $
(193,518.83 Col$)
28.38 $
(89,250.00 Col$)
     -53.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 87.48 $
(275,115.91 Col$)
26.46 $
(83,211.67 Col$)
     -69.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.12 $
(126,187.86 Col$)
8.27 $
(26,000.00 Col$)
     -79.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(50,317.90 Col$)
3.18 $
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -80.13 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,335.41 $
(7,344,566.41 Col$)
183.37 $
(576,666.67 Col$)
     -92.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,238.10 $
(117,108,921.95 Col$)
4,235.47 $
(13,320,000.00 Col$)
     -88.63 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.59 $
(165,398.24 Col$)
56.30 $
(177,058.82 Col$)
     +7.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.59 $
(124,501.42 Col$)
39.64 $
(124,666.67 Col$)
     +0.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.53 $
(272,113.35 Col$)
76.48 $
(240,526.32 Col$)
     -11.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.48 $
(407,208.09 Col$)
59.62 $
(187,500.00 Col$)
     -53.95 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,147.64 $
(9,898,916.25 Col$)
174.09 $
(547,500.00 Col$)
     -94.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,977.12 $
(6,217,783.82 Col$)
190.79 $
(600,000.00 Col$)
     -90.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,554.95 $
(20,614,462.59 Col$)
302.08 $
(950,000.00 Col$)
     -95.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,364.76 $
(10,581,724.23 Col$)
355.25 $
(1,117,222.22 Col$)
     -89.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,419.18 $
(4,463,130.02 Col$)
81.98 $
(257,803.79 Col$)
     -94.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 575.61 $
(1,810,225.65 Col$)
75.14 $
(236,320.14 Col$)
     -86.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,539.09 $
(14,274,837.01 Col$)
322.79 $
(1,015,138.00 Col$)
     -92.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 12.94      +208.23 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:53973
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD