Cost of Living Comparison Between Indianapolis, IN and Dallas, TX 

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Cost of Living in Dallas, TX is 2.2% higher than in Indianapolis, IN (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Dallas, TX is 16.5% higher than in Indianapolis, IN
Rent Prices in Dallas, TX are 48.7% higher than in Indianapolis, IN
Restaurant Prices in Dallas, TX are 7.5% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
Groceries Prices in Dallas, TX are 4.3% higher than in Indianapolis, IN
Local Purchasing Power in Dallas, TX is 0.5% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
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Restaurants
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 20.00 $      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 77.50 $ 80.00 $      +3.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $ 10.00 $      -4.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.50 $      -8.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.75 $ 7.25 $      -6.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.65 $ 5.38 $      +15.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 $ 2.62 $      +1.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $ 2.08 $      +2.7 %
Markets
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.11 $ 3.60 $      +15.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 $ 3.23 $      +11.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.07 $      -13.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.44 $ 2.40 $      -1.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.45 $ 4.96 $      +11.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.24 $ 5.72 $      +9.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.71 $ 7.11 $      +6.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $ 2.20 $      +17.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.62 $      -16.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.71 $ 2.03 $      -25.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.83 $ 1.83 $      -0.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.38 $ 1.40 $      +0.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.21 $      -17.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $ 2.03 $      +17.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $ 2.22 $      +9.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $ 14.00 $      +7.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.17 $      +25.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 $ 4.42 $      +87.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 9.74 $      +21.8 %
Transportation
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 3.00 $      +71.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 92.00 $      +53.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 3.00 $      +50.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.80 $      +1.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $ 24.00 $      -29.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.58 $ 3.08 $      -14.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $ 32,000.00 $      -8.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,944.15 $ 25,972.03 $      +4.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 240.00 $ 241.80 $      +0.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 59.62 $ 67.65 $      +13.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.22 $ 69.79 $      -9.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.33 $ 38.12 $      +4.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.00 $ 17.50 $      -45.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 14.00 $      +16.7 %
Childcare
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,855.00 $ 1,053.33 $      -43.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,350.00 $ 17,633.33 $      -35.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.17 $ 59.62 $      +16.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.67 $ 51.43 $      +15.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 65.80 $ 100.18 $      +52.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.00 $ 122.23 $      +32.9 %
Rent Per Month
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,567.50 $ 1,826.17 $      +16.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,116.88 $ 1,478.33 $      +32.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,375.00 $ 3,981.79 $      +67.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,745.83 $ 2,834.52 $      +62.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 183.65 $ 363.30 $      +97.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 143.65 $ 203.26 $      +41.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Indianapolis, IN Edit Dallas, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,823.83 $ 5,591.36 $      +15.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.60 6.45      -2.2 %
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