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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 27.38% higher than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 30.45% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 34.03% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 22.39% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 27.63% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 17.40% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 25.00 $      +47.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $ 100.00 $      +11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 10.00 $      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 7.62 $      +8.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 9.56 $      +19.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.86 $ 5.09 $      +4.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $ 2.49 $      -1.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 $ 2.18 $      -0.40 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.25 $ 4.39 $      +3.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.41 $ 3.49 $      +2.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.67 $ 3.32 $      +24.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $ 3.50 $      -3.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 $ 7.67 $      +34.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.65 $ 6.22 $      +9.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.52 $ 9.38 $      +24.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $ 2.45 $      +30.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 $ 1.23 $      +42.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $ 2.24 $      +36.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 $ 2.66 $      +50.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.22 $ 2.07 $      +70.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 1.75 $      +82.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.79 $ 2.61 $      +45.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 $ 2.36 $      +17.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $ 3.82 $      +28.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.22 $ 3.82 $      +18.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.43 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.88 $ 2.75 $      +46.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.00 $ 129.50 $      +33.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 4.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $ 30.00 $      +2.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.04 $ 4.69 $      -22.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 26,000.00 $      +4.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,091.67 $ 24,899.48 $      +7.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.45 $ 158.17 $      +25.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.11 $      -4.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.00 $ 65.45 $      -2.31 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.40 $ 102.62 $      +131.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.12 $ 40.50 $      +264.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.25 $ 18.00 $      +18.07 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,266.91 $ 2,312.92 $      +82.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,429.57 $ 40,100.00 $      +57.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.61 $ 62.57 $      +1.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.74 $ 62.06 $      +48.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.50 $ 91.41 $      -3.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.76 $ 152.29 $      +12.18 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,467.18 $ 3,409.40 $      +38.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,779.38 $ 2,229.62 $      +25.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,458.29 $ 6,759.26 $      +51.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,558.08 $ 4,037.54 $      +13.48 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 860.14 $ 1,431.06 $      +66.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 546.36 $ 815.58 $      +49.28 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,903.87 $ 6,361.08 $      +7.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.05 5.10      +1.09 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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