Cost of Living Comparison Between Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 31.41% higher than in Philadelphia, PA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 62.05% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 114.38% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 55.03% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 26.71% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 21.84% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
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Restaurants
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 25.00 $      +66.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 100.00 $      +66.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $ 8.00 $      +45.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 10.00 $      +42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $ 5.13 $      +14.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 2.53 $      +22.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 2.50 $      +61.52 %
Markets
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 $ 4.56 $      +4.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.14 $ 3.62 $      +15.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 $ 3.26 $      +70.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 $ 4.03 $      +36.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.90 $ 7.77 $      +31.63 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.57 $ 7.46 $      +33.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.82 $ 9.18 $      +34.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.31 $ 2.45 $      +5.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 1.21 $      +81.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 $ 2.27 $      +7.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.43 $ 2.80 $      +15.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.97 $      +22.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.70 $      +37.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 $ 2.70 $      +38.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 2.41 $      +47.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.40 $      +2.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.70 $ 3.89 $      -17.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.97 $ 4.06 $      +2.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.75 $ 15.00 $      +39.53 %
Transportation
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.75 $      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 129.00 $      +34.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 4.25 $      +21.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.50 $ 3.00 $      -45.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 32.50 $      +30.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.92 $ 4.96 $      +0.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +8.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,642.86 $ 24,149.48 $      -2.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.76 $ 161.97 $      +5.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.10 $      -41.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.00 $ 66.62 $      +0.94 %
Sports And Leisure
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.17 $ 101.56 $      +129.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $ 37.50 $      +134.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 $ 18.00 $      +33.33 %
Childcare
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,161.83 $ 2,250.37 $      +93.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,633.33 $ 41,333.33 $      +26.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.92 $ 61.13 $      +30.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.60 $ 59.10 $      +61.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.00 $ 93.85 $      +15.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.90 $ 148.52 $      +25.97 %
Rent Per Month
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,810.70 $ 3,951.03 $      +118.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,227.78 $ 2,339.74 $      +90.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,125.00 $ 7,152.94 $      +128.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,084.62 $ 4,238.67 $      +103.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 595.68 $ 1,429.94 $      +140.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 203.15 $ 853.35 $      +320.06 %
Salaries And Financing
Philadelphia, PA Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,121.32 $ 6,486.58 $      +26.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 5.21      +4.15 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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