Cost of Living Comparison Calculator
San Antonio, Texas vs Dallas, Texas

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A salary of $56,000 in San Antonio, Texas should increase to $62,984 in Dallas, Texas (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, Dallas, Texas is more expensive than San Antonio, Texas
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 15% more expensive in Dallas.
Cost of Living IndexesSan Antonio, TXDallas, TXDifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered89.810112.5% more
Food & Groceries91.499.18.4% more
Housing (Homeowner)75.992.922.4% more
Median Home Cost$254,600$295,100$40,500 (15.9% more)
Utilities94.91005.4% more
Transportation99.3117.117.9% more
Health95.798.12.5% more
Miscellaneous96.3105.29.2% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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