Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Scottsdale, AZ 

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Consumer Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 20.99% higher than in Phoenix, AZ (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Scottsdale, AZ are 15.19% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 4.26% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 23.18% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Scottsdale, AZ are 37.75% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Scottsdale, AZ is 27.00% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
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Restaurants
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 82.50 $      +37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.25 $ 5.00 $      -4.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 $ 5.12 $      +21.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 $ 1.86 $      -0.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 1.58 $      +13.79 %
Markets
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.79 $ 3.19 $      +14.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 $ 2.84 $      +33.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $ 1.49 $      -19.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 $ 2.86 $      +30.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 $ 7.66 $      +65.75 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 $ 5.33 $      +45.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.68 $ 10.33 $      +120.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.58 $ 2.33 $      +47.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.76 $      +4.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.50 $      +14.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 $ 1.83 $      +11.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.99 $      +8.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.99 $      +19.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 $ 1.73 $      +34.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $ 2.00 $      +17.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 15.00 $      +3.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 1.79 $      -5.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 5.00 $      +168.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Transportation
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.88 $      -6.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $ 57.00 $      -10.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.75 $      -8.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.38 $ 2.50 $      +5.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 25.00 $      -30.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $ 2.75 $      +5.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,079.00 $ 24,500.00 $      +6.16 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,459.00 $ 21,666.67 $      +0.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.38 $ 157.23 $      -7.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.20 $      +45.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.44 $ 82.38 $      +5.01 %
Sports And Leisure
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.20 $ 33.44 $      +7.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.71 $ 9.33 $      -57.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 $ 11.00 $      -4.35 %
Childcare
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 850.88 $ 700.00 $      -17.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,700.00 $ 4,000.00 $      -76.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $ 44.38 $      +9.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.27 $ 33.75 $      +1.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.43 $ 81.17 $      +13.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.91 $ 117.00 $      +33.09 %
Rent Per Month
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,273.80 $ 1,357.85 $      +6.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,003.29 $ 1,064.09 $      +6.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,071.55 $ 2,022.43 $      -2.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,623.31 $ 1,782.00 $      +9.78 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 307.97 $ 829.22 $      +169.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 171.34 $ 260.05 $      +51.77 %
Salaries And Financing
Phoenix, AZ Edit Scottsdale, AZ Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,605.02 $ 5,274.00 $      +46.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 4.23      +7.49 %
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