Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Milwaukee, WI 

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Consumer Prices in Milwaukee, WI are 28.5% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milwaukee, WI are 43.2% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Milwaukee, WI are 59.6% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Milwaukee, WI are 38.2% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Milwaukee, WI are 23.9% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Milwaukee, WI is 17.8% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $ 18.50 $      -38.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $ 70.00 $      -46.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 9.50 $      -20.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.25 $      -34.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 6.38 $      -36.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.83 $ 4.79 $      -17.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.28 $      -23.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $ 1.57 $      -30.7 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.49 $ 3.29 $      -40.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $ 2.50 $      -41.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $ 2.63 $      -18.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.64 $ 2.73 $      -51.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $ 4.74 $      -38.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.22 $ 3.70 $      -48.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 $ 6.35 $      -29.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.13 $ 3.07 $      -2.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.58 $      -37.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $ 4.17 $      +56.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $ 2.83 $      +0.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.85 $ 1.22 $      -34.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.46 $      -16.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $ 1.45 $      -49.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ 2.75 $      +12.5 %
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 $ 2.25 $      -41.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $ 9.80 $      -42.4 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $ 2.00 $      -31.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $ 72.00 $      -45.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.80 $      -44.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.57 $      -20.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 21.00 $      -30.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.92 $ 3.41 $      -13.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 26,500.00 $      -5.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,886.68 $ 24,498.95 $      -5.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.53 $ 227.82 $      +37.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.50 $ 43.00 $      -32.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.52 $ 71.25 $      +1.0 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 114.37 $ 55.00 $      -51.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.83 $ 18.50 $      -71.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $ 13.50 $      -32.5 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 $ 1,821.67 $      -40.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $ 24,200.00 $      -61.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.98 $ 52.55 $      -23.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.61 $ 43.25 $      -3.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.14 $ 101.88 $      +4.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.24 $ 142.22 $      -13.4 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,120.79 $ 1,599.38 $      -61.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,677.36 $ 1,255.71 $      -53.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,134.32 $ 2,978.33 $      -63.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,213.60 $ 1,896.67 $      -55.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,570.81 $ 158.79 $      -89.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,164.67 $ 134.80 $      -88.4 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Milwaukee, WI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,352.07 $ 4,250.86 $      -33.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.66 6.55      -1.7 %
Last update: February 2024March 2024
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