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Dallas, TX vs Austin, TX

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Highlights
Austin is 17.4% more expensive than Dallas.
Austin housing costs are 71.8% more expensive than Dallas housing costs.
Health related expenses are 0.4% more in Austin.


Overview
 Dallas, TXAustin, TXUnited States
 101.6119.3100
 99.196.7100
 94.094.4100
 92.9159.6100
 $214,700$369,000$231,200
 100.099.1100
 117.1109.9100
 105.2100.4100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Dallas    228 Reviews
Not good. Not good, at all. - 6/17/2021
I have lived in Dallas, as well as areas around the Dallas Metroplex, for over 20 years. With that said, what I have seen in that time, has not been overly pleasing; and... Read More

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NOT THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE, BY FAR - 5/16/2021
There is only one thing I found to be relatively good in this city: upscale restaurants. The food is tasty but only in upscale restaurants, I am vegan, and still found... Read More

NOT THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE, BY FAR - 5/12/2021
I would have to agree with the low stars reviews for this place. I really gave it a try and wanted to find more positive than negative in this palce, but it's not... Read More

Reviews for Austin    442 Reviews
Don’t. Just don’t. - 7/4/2021
This is truly one of those times I wish there was a way to give zero stars. If you’re thinking about visiting Austin.. just don’t. Go anywhere else in Texas. Austin is... Read More

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Big mistake moving back here after 20 years - 6/18/2021
I've lived in Austin twice, and the quality of life here has taken a sharp nose-dive over the decades. There used to be a family-oriented, friendly neighbor vibe. Now,... Read More

Don't believe the hype. Austin is no longer nice - 5/19/2021
BEWARE of the HYPE * I grew up in Austin when it was a wonderful, friendly, laid back, center of education and government. My father's family has been there since the... Read More

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ZIPS IN DALLAS, TEXAS
75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75227, 75287, 75216, 75220, 75231, 75206, 47 total
ZIPS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total

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