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

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 27.5% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 34.3% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 41.9% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 27.8% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 30.3% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 29.5% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 20.00 $      -33.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 90.00 $      -30.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.7 %
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) 5.84 $ 5.46 $      -6.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.81 $      -5.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $ 2.30 $      +1.2 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.35 $ 3.98 $      -25.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.25 $ 3.20 $      -24.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $ 1.46 $      -55.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.64 $ 3.31 $      -41.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $ 6.24 $      -18.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.22 $ 5.04 $      -30.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.90 $ 6.75 $      -24.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.09 $ 2.59 $      -16.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.70 $      -23.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $ 2.01 $      -24.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $ 1.59 $      -43.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 $ 1.25 $      -32.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.26 $      -27.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $ 1.86 $      -35.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.07 $      -15.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 14.84 $      -25.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 2.10 $      -12.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $ 3.57 $      -6.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 8.00 $      -52.9 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 1.50 $      -48.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 44.24 $      -66.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.50 $      -30.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.00 $      -7.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 47.50 $      +58.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 3.06 $      -21.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 35,000.00 $      +25.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,886.68 $ 25,902.80 $      +0.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.91 $ 216.90 $      +28.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.50 $ 61.59 $      -3.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.52 $ 68.93 $      -2.2 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 114.37 $ 55.38 $      -51.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.83 $ 17.50 $      -73.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.75 $ 14.00 $      -29.1 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 $ 1,588.75 $      -48.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $ 21,560.00 $      -65.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.33 $ 65.34 $      -4.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.61 $ 59.35 $      +33.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.65 $ 99.52 $      +0.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.32 $ 139.05 $      -13.8 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,071.33 $ 2,223.08 $      -45.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,686.44 $ 1,545.33 $      -42.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,134.32 $ 4,547.27 $      -44.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,316.30 $ 2,853.21 $      -33.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,477.89 $ 706.97 $      -52.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,164.67 $ 243.43 $      -79.1 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Austin, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,281.92 $ 5,345.74 $      -14.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 6.70      +0.8 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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