New York is 22.9% more expensive than Missouri.

If you lived in New York instead of Missouri, you would:

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pay 7.0% more for restaurants

 
Missouri
New York
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.00
 
$18.55
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.46
 
$10.56
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.20
 
$2.33
 

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pay 25.5% more for groceries

 
Missouri
New York
Bread
1 loaf
$3.11
 
$3.77
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.54
 
$7.77
 
Milk (1 gallon) $3.65
 
$4.00
 

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pay 19.9% more for transportation

 
Missouri
New York
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.07
 
$3.60
 
Monthly public transit pass $61.50
 
$89.19
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $32,172.40
 
$30,717.16
 

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pay 34.9% more for housing

 
Missouri
New York
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$67.85
 
$66.52
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,026.02
 
$1,904.48
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $890.29
 
$1,597.79
 

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pay 34.5% more for childcare

 
Missouri
New York
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,061.32
 
$1,603.45
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $20,434.79
 
$24,094.39
 

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pay 40.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
Missouri
New York
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.18
 
$6.06
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.82
 
$4.71
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.54
 
$13.70
 

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pay 1.7% less for clothing

 
Missouri
New York
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$47.83
 
$50.03
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.24
 
$40.33
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$88.95
 
$85.02
 

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