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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brooklyn, NY and Albany, NY 

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Consumer Prices in Albany, NY are 12.01% lower than in Brooklyn, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Albany, NY are 33.96% lower than in Brooklyn, NY
Rent Prices in Albany, NY are 60.35% lower than in Brooklyn, NY
Restaurant Prices in Albany, NY are 14.13% lower than in Brooklyn, NY
Groceries Prices in Albany, NY are 9.66% lower than in Brooklyn, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Albany, NY is 18.87% higher than in Brooklyn, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 17.00 $      -15.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.15 $ 65.00 $      -9.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.00 $      -22.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 $ 6.00 $      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 $ 3.57 $      -18.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.85 $      -1.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 $ 1.60 $      -5.42 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 3.59 $      -8.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 $ 2.55 $      -0.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.15 $ 1.75 $      -18.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 $ 2.33 $      -7.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.67 $ 5.80 $      -13.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.78 $ 2.92 $      -49.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.18 $ 4.74 $      -23.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.15 $      +8.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.63 $      -15.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.41 $ 2.40 $      -0.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $ 2.99 $      +6.93 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 $ 1.95 $      +36.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 $ 1.87 $      +26.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $ 2.00 $      +11.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.75 $      -12.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.67 $ 2.05 $      -23.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.30 $ 3.50 $      +6.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 11.00 $      -15.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.50 $      -45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 55.00 $      -54.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.30 $      +32.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 4.00 $      +100.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.98 $ 2.77 $      -7.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +4.76 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 19,413.83 $      -2.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 113.52 $ 173.79 $      +53.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.93 $ 64.36 $      -3.85 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.73 $ 22.50 $      -62.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 $ 36.67 $      -8.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,197.00 $ 682.40 $      -42.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,166.67 $ 18,000.00 $      -40.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.73 $ 43.82 $      -18.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.41 $ 42.83 $      +8.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.96 $ 74.70 $      -2.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.48 $ 91.88 $      -12.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,533.96 $ 1,070.45 $      -57.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,730.83 $ 896.00 $      -48.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,995.65 $ 1,540.00 $      -69.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,989.13 $ 1,350.00 $      -54.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,083.16 $ 137.67 $      -87.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 389.33 $ 99.20 $      -74.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,372.73 $ 2,647.67 $      -21.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.26 4.36      +2.31 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:15260
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD