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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - Dallas, Texas

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A salary of $72,000 in Boston, Massachusetts could decrease to $40,344 in Dallas, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesBostonDallas
Overall169.995.2
Food121.897.6
Housing268.879.7
Utilities149119.5
Transportation105.299.2
Health124.7117.1
Miscellaneous130.899.5
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Dallas is 44% cheaper than Boston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 70% cheaper in Dallas.

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