Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Atlanta, GA 

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Cost of Living in Atlanta, GA is 22.9% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Atlanta, GA is 38.3% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 54.8% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 23.2% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 16.8% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 57.1% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 22.00 $      -26.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 95.00 $      -26.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.66 $ 5.15 $      -9.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 $ 2.53 $      -17.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 $ 2.20 $      -3.6 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.64 $ 4.03 $      -28.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.35 $ 3.21 $      -26.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 $ 2.76 $      -17.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.25 $ 3.89 $      -25.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $ 6.44 $      -13.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.81 $ 6.45 $      -5.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 $ 7.22 $      -17.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $ 2.86 $      -8.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.79 $      -18.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.59 $ 2.77 $      +6.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.93 $ 2.46 $      -15.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.81 $      +0.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $ 1.61 $      -4.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.95 $ 2.25 $      -23.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $ 2.44 $      -1.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 12.50 $      -37.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $ 3.28 $      +27.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 4.90 $      +28.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 8.00 $      -52.9 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 2.50 $      -13.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 95.00 $      -28.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 4.25 $      -15.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 1.93 $      -44.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $ 24.00 $      -29.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.45 $      -10.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,500.00 $ 35,000.00 $      +11.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,469.93 $ 25,058.62 $      -8.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.78 $ 195.39 $      +10.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.45 $ 49.51 $      -25.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.88 $ 63.47 $      -10.5 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 140.00 $ 63.50 $      -54.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.86 $ 9.60 $      -87.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $ 16.50 $      -17.5 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,096.67 $ 1,406.25 $      -54.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,600.00 $ 29,142.25 $      -49.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.83 $ 52.46 $      -27.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 $ 42.20 $      -12.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.90 $ 93.71 $      -5.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.41 $ 118.78 $      -28.2 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,328.21 $ 1,903.64 $      -56.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,861.97 $ 1,489.10 $      -48.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,565.00 $ 3,325.62 $      -61.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,551.11 $ 2,452.11 $      -46.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,641.14 $ 415.02 $      -74.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,142.75 $ 249.56 $      -78.2 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Atlanta, GA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,882.70 $ 5,704.56 $      -3.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.72 6.66      -0.9 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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