Summary

Cost of living in Austin, TX is 15% more expensive than Vancouver according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,913
$2,488
Cost of Living
$4,339
$2,670
Average Salary
$2,285
$1,933
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,758.03
$1,487.37
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,127.14
$1,162.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,886.48
$2,940.29
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,948.34
$2,057.45

Salaries And Financing

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,339.45
$2,669.66
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.05
%3.79

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$145.76
$72.6
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.13
$0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$60.1
$50.79

Markets

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.87
$1.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.72
$2.46
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.54
$3.22
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.15
$15.85
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.69
$1.95
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$12.5
$15.05
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.25
$2.22
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.36
$2.82
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.06
$10.88
Apples (1kg)
$4.55
$2.78
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.12
$12.09
Oranges (1kg)
$4.42
$2.8
Potato (1kg)
$2.68
$2.33
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.54
$2.05
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.98
$3.04
Tomato (1kg)
$3.73
$3.49
Banana (1kg)
$1.19
$1.68
Onion (1kg)
$2.09
$2.46
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.86
$15.1

Transportation

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.67
$2.18
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$40.92
$80.41
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.61
$1.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,689.17
$19,317.95
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.09
$2.69
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.97
$1.68
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$33.5
$27.34
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,330.35
$18,463.46

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$46.29
$51.23
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.17
$38.68
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$74.1
$84.82
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$104.3
$110.63

Restaurants

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.5
$12.86
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$55.83
$60.21
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.81
$7.59
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.25
$5.14
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6
$5.58
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.18
$1.6
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.52
$1.43
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.35
$3.3

Sports And Leisure

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$44.78
$41
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$18.26
$11.92
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.09
$11.41

Childcare

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$951.61
$967.76
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$17,813.89
$15,872.5

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Austin, TX
Vancouver
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,827.07
$9,834.2
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,193.76
$7,251.98