United States is 7.1% cheaper than New York.

If you lived in United States instead of New York, you would:

pay 8.0% less for restaurants

 
New York
United States
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.56
 
$15.20
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.10
 
$8.21
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.10
 
$2.01
 

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pay 6.7% less for groceries

 
New York
United States
Bread
1 loaf
$2.97
 
$2.85
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.44
 
$5.66
 
Milk (1 gallon) $3.59
 
$3.38
 

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pay 10.6% less for transportation

 
New York
United States
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.56
 
$4.54
 
Monthly public transit pass $95.95
 
$64.19
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,622.73
 
$24,050.13
 

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pay 3.5% less for housing

 
New York
United States
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$68.75
 
$68.65
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,584.09
 
$1,446.14
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,335.18
 
$1,166.13
 

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pay 9.0% less for childcare

 
New York
United States
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $992.21
 
$980.97
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,041.27
 
$14,983.58
 

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pay 11.0% less for entertainment and sports

 
New York
United States
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.55
 
$5.14
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.23
 
$4.34
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$11.88
 
$8.25
 

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pay 0.7% less for clothing

 
New York
United States
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$46.22
 
$44.10
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.80
 
$36.31
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.03
 
$77.71
 

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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 2022
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