Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 60.40% higher than in Austin, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 76.93% higher than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 99.36% higher than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 55.87% higher than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 65.54% higher than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 22.42% lower than in Austin, TX
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Restaurants
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 21.00 $      +40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 100.00 $      +100.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.50 $      +26.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 7.75 $      +93.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 8.73 $      +45.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 $ 4.79 $      +20.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 $ 2.15 $      +7.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 $ 1.73 $      +18.44 %
Markets
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.06 $ 4.58 $      +49.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 $ 3.55 $      +78.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 $ 2.57 $      +87.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.52 $ 3.37 $      +33.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.69 $ 6.76 $      +44.18 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.47 $ 6.35 $      +82.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 $ 7.70 $      +44.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 $ 2.81 $      +81.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 $ 1.28 $      +122.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 $ 2.44 $      +54.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 $ 2.68 $      +68.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $ 1.95 $      +85.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.82 $      +86.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $ 2.24 $      +26.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $ 2.11 $      +37.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 3.06 $      +56.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $ 3.01 $      +46.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 15.00 $      +114.29 %
Transportation
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $ 127.00 $      +207.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.00 $      +20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.49 $ 35.00 $      +18.66 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.96 $ 2.63 $      +33.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +0.71 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,552.38 $ 21,305.99 $      +8.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.93 $ 148.04 $      +6.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.11 $      +29.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.04 $ 66.85 $      +7.76 %
Sports And Leisure
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.92 $ 84.21 $      +128.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.86 $ 36.75 $      +367.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 16.49 $      +37.46 %
Childcare
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 991.06 $ 2,518.44 $      +154.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 $ 39,200.00 $      +130.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.42 $ 59.48 $      +50.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.04 $ 41.58 $      +15.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.61 $ 89.88 $      +17.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.85 $ 131.11 $      +42.76 %
Rent Per Month
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,703.34 $ 3,269.65 $      +91.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,097.82 $ 2,028.46 $      +84.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,164.00 $ 6,729.98 $      +112.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.31 $ 3,576.86 $      +92.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 438.71 $ 1,515.09 $      +245.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.29 $ 747.74 $      +297.13 %
Salaries And Financing
Austin, TX Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,436.26 $ 6,089.69 $      +37.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 3.78      -0.07 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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