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Phoenix, Arizona vs Paradise Valley, Arizona

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A salary of $80,000 in Phoenix, Arizona should increase to $242,355 in Paradise Valley, Arizona (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, Paradise Valley, Arizona is more expensive than Phoenix, Arizona
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 629% more expensive in Paradise Valley.
Cost of Living IndexesPhoenix, AZParadise Valley, AZDifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered108.7329.3202.9% more
Food & Groceries97.3114.217.4% more
Housing (Homeowner)103.5804676.8% more
Median Home Cost$413,000$3,012,800$2,599,800 (629.5% more)
Utilities101.8101.40.4% less
Transportation117.9111.55.4% less
Miscellaneous100.198.81.3% less
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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