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

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 34.51% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 38.20% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 42.51% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 29.71% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 35.11% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 39.48% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 60.00 $      -40.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.85 $      -12.78 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 6.00 $      -40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.81 $ 4.44 $      -7.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $ 2.03 $      -11.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.59 $      -15.73 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.53 $ 3.17 $      -29.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $ 2.23 $      -37.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.41 $ 1.39 $      -42.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.24 $ 2.84 $      -12.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.13 $ 5.27 $      -14.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.87 $ 4.13 $      -29.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.84 $ 6.08 $      -22.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.62 $      -39.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 $ 0.63 $      -52.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.58 $      -40.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.92 $ 1.46 $      -50.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.13 $      -43.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.91 $ 1.04 $      -45.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $ 1.73 $      -28.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $ 1.70 $      -22.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $ 2.06 $      -34.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.22 $ 1.86 $      -42.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $ 7.00 $      -53.33 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.32 $      -51.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $ 43.25 $      -66.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 3.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.46 $      -18.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 29.49 $      -1.68 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.91 $ 2.40 $      -17.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,110.00 $ 21,922.50 $      -9.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,518.28 $ 20,205.88 $      -10.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.82 $ 143.94 $      -9.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.07 $      -29.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.83 $ 63.22 $      -2.48 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 108.17 $ 46.00 $      -57.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.62 $ 8.67 $      -77.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $ 12.00 $      -29.41 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,621.91 $ 1,027.12 $      -60.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,769.23 $ 16,857.14 $      -54.15 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.68 $ 44.21 $      -28.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.92 $ 37.12 $      -20.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.08 $ 84.48 $      -9.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.92 $ 104.04 $      -23.46 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,035.85 $ 1,859.90 $      -38.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,079.97 $ 1,170.09 $      -43.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,237.18 $ 3,454.35 $      -44.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,502.46 $ 2,056.17 $      -41.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,424.47 $ 482.98 $      -66.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 765.20 $ 224.19 $      -70.70 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,383.21 $ 5,502.59 $      -13.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.49 3.48      -0.18 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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