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Cost of Living Comparison:
Bakersfield, California - Austin, Texas

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A salary of $50,000 in Bakersfield, California should increase to $54,655 in Austin, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesBakersfieldAustin
Overall107117
Food10189
Housing114161
Median Home Cost$233,200$346,500
Utilities11291
Transportation108101
Health106101
Miscellaneous10199
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Austin is 9% more expensive than Bakersfield.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 48% more expensive in Austin.

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