Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and San Antonio, TX 

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Consumer Prices in San Antonio, TX are 6.46% lower than in Dallas, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Antonio, TX are 12.27% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in San Antonio, TX are 21.41% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in San Antonio, TX are 2.15% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in San Antonio, TX are 6.93% lower than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in San Antonio, TX is 28.79% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 60.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00 $      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 $ 4.02 $      -8.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $ 2.12 $      +3.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 $ 1.67 $      +13.40 %
Markets
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 2.96 $      -2.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.52 $ 2.16 $      -14.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.32 $      -22.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 $ 1.98 $      -7.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.82 $ 4.94 $      +29.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.85 $ 3.57 $      -7.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.02 $ 5.13 $      -14.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.60 $ 1.51 $      -5.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.72 $      -10.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.24 $      -2.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.16 $      -11.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.85 $      -23.09 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.88 $      -11.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $ 1.23 $      -6.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 1.30 $      -20.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $ 13.50 $      +17.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.82 $ 2.40 $      -15.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 $ 2.33 $      -11.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.52 $ 7.00 $      -6.91 %
Transportation
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 $ 1.50 $      -57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 38.00 $      -60.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 2.55 $      -1.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $ 2.50 $      +38.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 $ 24.00 $      +14.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.06 $ 1.98 $      -3.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +11.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,395.29 $ 20,960.67 $      +2.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.48 $ 165.08 $      -1.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.21 $      +44.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.83 $ 68.88 $      +13.24 %
Sports And Leisure
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.69 $ 30.85 $      -24.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.44 $ 14.16 $      +90.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 11.50 $      -4.17 %
Childcare
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,032.04 $ 815.71 $      -20.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,813.88 $ 10,400.00 $      -29.80 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.35 $ 42.48 $      -10.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.16 $ 35.41 $      -13.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.64 $ 68.77 $      -7.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.96 $ 90.77 $      -1.29 %
Rent Per Month
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,517.48 $ 1,316.65 $      -13.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,107.13 $ 916.88 $      -17.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,023.42 $ 2,043.18 $      -32.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,765.64 $ 1,550.00 $      -12.21 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 279.38 $ 193.79 $      -30.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 155.50 $ 110.31 $      -29.06 %
Salaries And Financing
Dallas, TX Edit San Antonio, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,218.96 $ 3,260.54 $      -37.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.74 4.18      +11.85 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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