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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Austin, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 30.77% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 40.27% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 50.63% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 24.63% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 34.50% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 57.67% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 55.00 $      -31.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.00 $      -22.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00 $      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 $ 4.41 $      -3.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 2.10 $      +6.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.54 $      -3.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $ 3.34 $      -22.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $ 2.48 $      -29.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.06 $ 1.52 $      -50.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $ 2.56 $      -28.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.22 $ 4.35 $      -39.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.95 $ 3.46 $      -41.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 $ 5.12 $      -27.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.96 $      -26.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.51 $      -52.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 $ 2.20 $      -20.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $ 1.61 $      -40.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 $ 1.02 $      -42.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.89 $      -43.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $ 1.69 $      -24.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $ 1.55 $      -32.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 2.40 $      +10.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 $ 3.60 $      +24.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $ 7.00 $      -50.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.50 $      -45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.75 $ 41.25 $      -66.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 29.00 $      -3.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 2.33 $      -23.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $ 20,455.00 $      -6.36 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,130.87 $ 20,399.91 $      -3.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.10 $ 139.40 $      -0.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $ 0.10 $      +40.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.85 $ 60.41 $      -5.39 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.79 $ 36.32 $      -55.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.18 $ 18.75 $      -43.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $ 12.00 $      -25.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,379.79 $ 938.75 $      -60.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,136.36 $ 17,141.67 $      -55.05 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.78 $ 44.47 $      -17.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.28 $ 34.65 $      -9.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.22 $ 72.91 $      -14.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.48 $ 99.25 $      -22.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,101.37 $ 1,717.64 $      -44.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,998.01 $ 1,072.39 $      -46.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,355.38 $ 2,788.46 $      -56.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,422.64 $ 1,767.16 $      -48.37 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,339.00 $ 397.96 $      -70.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 583.23 $ 199.29 $      -65.83 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,705.91 $ 4,432.12 $      -5.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 4.20      -3.35 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:499295
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD