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San Antonio, TX vs Austin, TX

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Highlights
Austin is 44.1% more expensive than San Antonio.
Austin housing costs are 150.3% more expensive than San Antonio housing costs.
Health related expenses are 6.2% more in Austin.


Overview
 San Antonio, TXAustin, TXUnited States
 Overall89.8129.4100
 Food & Groceries91.496.7100
 Health95.7101.6100
 Housing75.5189.0100
 Median Home Cost$220,300$551,200$291,700
 Utilities94.999.1100
 Transportation99.3109.9100
 Miscellaneous104.2105.9100

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
Unexciting for single 20 somethings - 8/2/2022
I lived in San Antonio for about 7 months or so, and for a reason! Like anywhere I think SA has its pros and cons, but ultimately being in my early 20s and single I... Read More

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Living in San Antonio - 1/29/2022
Overall, San Antonio is a nice place to live. The weather is generally pleasant but from mid June to about mid September, it does get scorching hot. I remember one... Read More

The most underrated big city in Texas - 12/13/2021
I lived here for 2 years out of college. In my opinion San Antonio is the most underrated big city in Texas, possibly the country. For a big city the traffic is not bad,... Read More

Reviews for Austin    446 Reviews
Don't believe the hype - 3/11/2022
I lived there for 22 years and left a year and a half ago. The people that live there have ruined it. Austin is no longer weird AT ALL. The weirdness has been... Read More

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Austin is still a good place to live - 12/12/2021
I've lived in Austin over 20 years, and yes it has changed drastically, as all fast growing cities do. But I think it is unfair to compare Austin against it's past self... Read More

Austin is Awesome - 9/24/2021
I lived in Austin Travis county for 2 years and fell in absolute love with the greater Austin area. I had to leave to go back to SC unfortunately. I was very sad over... 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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