Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Indianapolis, IN 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Indianapolis, IN are 24.6% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Indianapolis, IN are 42.7% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Indianapolis, IN are 62.9% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Indianapolis, IN are 27.0% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Indianapolis, IN are 26.9% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Indianapolis, IN is 36.8% higher than in New York, NY
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 80.00 $      -38.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 9.00 $      -25.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.91 $ 4.53 $      -23.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 $ 2.17 $      -28.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $ 1.87 $      -18.8 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.35 $ 3.43 $      -36.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.25 $ 2.85 $      -32.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $ 2.38 $      -26.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.69 $ 2.68 $      -52.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $ 5.34 $      -28.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.41 $ 5.61 $      -24.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.90 $ 7.48 $      -15.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.20 $ 1.92 $      -39.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.85 $      -6.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $ 2.92 $      +9.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $ 2.02 $      -28.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $ 1.62 $      -15.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.43 $      -18.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $ 1.71 $      -40.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.25 $      -8.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $ 14.00 $      -30.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 1.73 $      -27.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $ 3.31 $      -13.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 8.36 $      -50.8 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 1.75 $      -39.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 60.00 $      -54.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.00 $      -60.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.75 $      -15.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 34.00 $      +13.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.89 $ 3.63 $      -6.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 35,518.26 $      +26.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,886.68 $ 26,069.15 $      +0.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.45 $ 257.41 $      +52.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.37 $ 65.29 $      +4.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.06 $ 78.80 $      +12.5 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 114.37 $ 43.33 $      -62.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.83 $ 32.00 $      -51.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $ 12.50 $      -37.5 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 $ 1,855.00 $      -39.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $ 27,350.00 $      -56.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.63 $ 57.00 $      -16.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.61 $ 52.25 $      +17.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.65 $ 74.80 $      -24.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.86 $ 109.00 $      -32.7 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,071.33 $ 1,670.00 $      -59.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,686.44 $ 1,207.14 $      -55.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,134.32 $ 2,460.00 $      -69.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,316.30 $ 1,795.00 $      -58.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,419.88 $ 175.32 $      -87.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,164.67 $ 143.65 $      -87.7 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Indianapolis, IN Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,297.30 $ 4,937.20 $      -21.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.65 6.63      -0.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
Contributors in the past 12 months:50150