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Plano, TX vs Austin, TX

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Austin is 9.1% more expensive than Plano.
Austin housing costs are 11.1% more expensive than Plano housing costs.
Health related expenses are 2.1% less in Austin.

Cost of Living
 Plano, TXAustin, TXUnited States
 109.3119.3100
 103.096.7100
 96.494.4100
 143.6159.6100
 $331,900$369,000$231,200
 100.499.1100
 88.0109.9100
 91.8100.4100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Plano    40 Reviews
Thinking about moving to Plano from Arkansas - 8/2/2019
Been in Arkansas for the past 15 years of my life, tired of it, detest it. I'm Chinese, and this state is very hostile against all non-whites and particularly Chinese... Read More

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A good place to raise kids, but.... - 11/28/2018
I logged into this site because my husband and I are ready to leave Plano and I wanted to compare statistics to some other areas. I think many of the points made in... Read More

We Are Considering Moving to Plano, TX - 12/3/2015
We would like your honest opinion. 1. Are people really braggy "Christians" in Plano,TX? 2. Are taxes really as high or close to what you pay for your mortgage? 3.... Read More

Reviews for Austin    431 Reviews
Don't Listen to the Negativity! - 1/23/2020
Great city! Yea the traffic is bad and cost of living is high but that's a sign that lots of people want to live there because there are so many great things going on!... Read More

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Austin has enough to be what you make it. - 11/19/2019
Oh the haters. I cant decide of they just hate life OR if they are trying to post negative things to keep the invading hordes away. Anyone game for the truth, well my... Read More

Austin is overrated - 11/13/2019
Moved after a week. It’s a crowded, busy, expensive, dirty place to live. I don’t understand the good reviews of living in Austin. To get to work it was over an hour... Read More

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ZIPS IN PLANO, TEXAS
75025 75023 75074 75093 75024 75075
ZIPS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total

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