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San Antonio, TX vs Austin, TX

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Austin is 33.0% more expensive than San Antonio.
Austin housing costs are 110.3% more expensive than San Antonio housing costs.
Health related expenses are 1.2% more in Austin.

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 San Antonio, TXAustin, TXUnited States
 89.7119.3100
 91.496.7100
 93.394.4100
 75.9159.6100
 $175,400$369,000$231,200
 94.999.1100
 99.3109.9100
 96.3100.4100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for San Antonio    238 Reviews
Dont move to SA, it is not a good place anymore. - 5/27/2020
I have lived north of San Antonio suburbs my whole life. We grew up pretty poor, but I liked San Antonio. That was about 10 years ago, now there is only traffic... Read More

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San Antonio - An Objective Big Picture View - 3/8/2020
Background: I grew up in Colorado, lived on the West coast (San Diego area 15 years), and the East Coast (Va Beach area 15 years), also Washington D.C. and overseas. ... Read More

It's a Like/Dislike Thing. - 2/26/2020
I'm originally from the upper midwest where we have all four seasons. This city has a lot of pros and cons. CONS: 1. It's very big and it takes a long time to get... Read More

Reviews for Austin    437 Reviews
Austin is highly Overrated - 11/11/2020
I've lived here for 12 years, and it's not worth it. The cost of living here is very high, at least compared to the rest of South, and there are definitely better places... Read More

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Doesn't live up to the hype - 9/6/2020
Agree with poster about being a "fake woke" city. Austin seems like a liberal city in many ways, and the younger millennials are a big part of that. But it is also the... Read More

'The Truman Show' w/High Taxes & Hot Summers - 9/6/2020
I agree with Jay and some others: Positives: Sunny, dry weather with little rain. Winters are mild with many 50F plus days, fairly safe, plenty of chain stores and... Read More

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ZIPS IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
78245, 78228, 78250, 78251, 78240, 78249, 78254, 78223, 78207, 78247, 57 total
ZIPS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
78745, 78753, 78741, 78748, 78744, 78704, 78758, 78759, 78749, 78723, 40 total

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