Summary

Cost of living in New York, NY is 19% more expensive than Princeton, NJ according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$4,921
$3,968
Cost of Living
$4,983
$3,844
Average Salary
$4,072
$3,350
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$3,132.23
$2,577.78
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$2,002.93
$1,644.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$6,594.04
$3,500
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$3,679.76
$3,150

Salaries And Financing

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,983.06
$3,844.44
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.08
%4.24

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$140.91
$148.69
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.09
$0.07
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$68.75
$62.53

Markets

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.17
$0.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.95
$2.33
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.58
$2.54
Local Cheese (1kg)
$17.01
$9.55
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.27
$1.64
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.34
$11.17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.23
$1.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.96
$2.67
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$14.01
$9.23
Apples (1kg)
$6.01
$4.14
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.63
$8.45
Oranges (1kg)
$6.04
$4.14
Potato (1kg)
$4.29
$2.99
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.42
$1.77
Rice (white), (1kg)
$6.79
$4.04
Tomato (1kg)
$5.94
$4.11
Banana (1kg)
$2.69
$1.43
Onion (1kg)
$3.53
$3.22
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.09
$14.12

Transportation

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.75
$1.62
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$125.16
$0
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.84
$0.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,148.34
$18,833.33
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.94
$3.92
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.12
$2.49
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$32.67
$26.5
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,300.78
$19,236.13

Clothing And Shoes

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$58.13
$43.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.79
$33.78
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$88.28
$68.52
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$136.35
$83.75

Restaurants

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$20
$13.67
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$81.67
$67.33
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.67
$7.5
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$7.09
$5.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$8.33
$6.67
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.08
$1.72
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.64
$1.44
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.57
$3.58

Sports And Leisure

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$85.54
$84.66
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$36.99
$10
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$16.42
$13.17

Childcare

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$2,339.6
$961.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$38,474.64
$20,933.33

Buy Apartment Price

Name
New York, NY
Princeton, NJ
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$15,526.36
$4,095.66
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$7,450.24
$4,098.48