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Cost of Living Comparison:
Bakersfield, California - Austin, Texas

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A salary of $50,000 in Bakersfield, California should increase to $54,655 in Austin, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesBakersfieldAustin
Overall107.4117.4
Food101.289.1
Housing114.4161.1
Utilities111.791.3
Transportation107.7100.7
Health106.3101.1
Miscellaneous101.198.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Austin is 9% more expensive than Bakersfield.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 40% more expensive in Austin.

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