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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 28.48% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 33.80% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 40.12% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 19.20% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 39.07% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 14.39% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $ 80.00 $      +14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 7.00 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $ 4.52 $      +0.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.36 $ 2.04 $      -13.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 $ 1.61 $      -7.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 $ 4.41 $      +17.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.85 $ 3.48 $      +22.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $ 3.06 $      +69.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 $ 3.62 $      +11.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.73 $ 7.49 $      +58.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.74 $ 5.92 $      +25.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.86 $ 6.92 $      +17.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $ 2.73 $      +35.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 1.09 $      +17.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 $ 2.71 $      +88.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 $ 2.67 $      +67.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 $ 1.75 $      +35.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 $ 1.52 $      +52.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $ 2.28 $      +79.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 2.41 $      +24.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $ 2.12 $      +3.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 $ 2.96 $      +13.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 14.00 $      +55.56 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 2.75 $      +57.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 121.00 $      +21.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $ 2.50 $      -22.60 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 30.00 $      +2.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.77 $ 3.05 $      -18.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,870.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +0.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,474.30 $ 21,227.73 $      +3.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.80 $ 142.52 $      -0.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.06 $      -45.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.43 $ 62.96 $      +4.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.01 $ 79.94 $      +99.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 $ 33.95 $      +174.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,117.81 $ 2,392.16 $      +114.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $ 38,523.81 $      +76.90 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.60 $ 52.45 $      +7.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.62 $ 38.28 $      +13.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.26 $ 85.68 $      +9.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.88 $ 126.98 $      +18.81 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,200.61 $ 3,104.57 $      +41.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,667.66 $ 1,986.46 $      +19.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,906.60 $ 6,440.33 $      +64.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,873.91 $ 3,389.66 $      +17.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.53 $ 1,278.57 $      +83.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.35 $ 565.11 $      +26.32 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,059.14 $ 4,649.39 $      +14.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 4.34      +0.36 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
Contributors:433510
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD