Arkansas is 19.2% cheaper than New York.

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

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pay 10.6% less for restaurants

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

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pay 25.3% less for groceries

New York
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.77
Milk (1 gallon) $4.00

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pay 24.1% less for transportation

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

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pay 10.8% less for housing

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

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pay 20.1% less for childcare

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

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pay 24.3% less for entertainment and sports

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

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pay (unknown) more for clothing

New York
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: July 2024
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