Cost of Living Comparison Between Memphis, TN and Atlanta, GA 

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Cost of Living in Atlanta, GA is 19.4% higher than in Memphis, TN (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Atlanta, GA is 31.6% higher than in Memphis, TN
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 63.3% higher than in Memphis, TN
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 28.0% higher than in Memphis, TN
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 19.5% higher than in Memphis, TN
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 18.1% higher than in Memphis, TN
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Restaurants
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $ 23.00 $      +43.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $ 90.00 $      +28.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.75 $ 5.20 $      +9.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $ 2.56 $      +11.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 2.16 $      +14.3 %
Markets
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 $ 4.08 $      +12.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 $ 3.24 $      +33.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.76 $ 2.68 $      +52.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.33 $ 3.76 $      -13.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.65 $ 6.44 $      +38.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 $ 6.53 $      +37.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.66 $ 7.22 $      -5.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $ 2.94 $      +33.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.78 $      +0.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 $ 2.84 $      +66.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.18 $ 2.43 $      +11.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.77 $      -5.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 $ 1.64 $      +17.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 $ 2.24 $      -0.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.89 $ 2.40 $      +27.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 13.75 $      -5.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 3.28 $      +89.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 4.90 $      +161.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.0 %
Transportation
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.50 $      +100.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.50 $ 95.00 $      +660.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 3.50 $      +75.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.40 $      +9.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 24.00 $      +20.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.20 $ 3.41 $      +6.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $ 35,000.00 $      +6.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,344.38 $ 25,444.76 $      -6.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 238.43 $ 195.39 $      -18.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.50 $ 49.51 $      -9.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.43 $ 64.83 $      -10.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $ 63.50 $      +111.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $ 9.60 $      -46.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 16.50 $      +26.9 %
Childcare
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,436.67 $ 1,406.25 $      -2.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,240.00 $ 27,892.25 $      +2.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.74 $ 53.53 $      +14.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.75 $ 44.67 $      +32.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.71 $ 93.81 $      +17.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.80 $ 118.78 $      -22.3 %
Rent Per Month
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,024.00 $ 1,889.55 $      +84.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,018.75 $ 1,489.10 $      +46.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,755.50 $ 3,215.00 $      +83.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,691.82 $ 2,371.67 $      +40.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 126.83 $ 290.06 $      +128.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 126.83 $ 227.13 $      +79.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Memphis, TN Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,706.29 $ 5,759.97 $      +55.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.58 6.63      +0.7 %
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