Arlington vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

Arlington Los Angeles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1685
$2975
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3877
$6193
🏠 One person rent
$1027
$1911
🏘️ Family rent
$1784
$2725
🍽️ Food expenses
$442
$621
🚐 Transport expenses
$87.2
$260
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5161
$5327
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
23 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
90
99
😀 Quality of life
77
92
🏙️ Population
394K
3.9M

The cost of living in Arlington is 43% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 2320th and 39th ($1685 vs $2975) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1983rd and 31st in the United States.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 3.1 months in Arlington compared to 1.8 months in Los Angeles. Ranked 99th vs 11th best cities to live in the United States, and 647th vs 64th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Arlington vs Los Angeles

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Arlington Los Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.8
$17.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.6
$74.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.82
$10.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.57
$7.96
 Cappuccino
$4.03
$5.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
$2.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$867
$2166
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$867
$1644
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1517
$3759
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1580
$2194
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
$156
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$63.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.66%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1832
$9200
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1803
$6049
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.77
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$59.8
$101
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.67
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.17
$2.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.98
$4.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.46
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.05
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.6
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$4.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$2.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.28
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.86
$2.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$3.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.36
$10.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.71
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.12
$7.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.81
$4.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.93
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$53.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
$16.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$121
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
$30.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.7
$59.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$599
$1420
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12260
$23021

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Grand Prairie
$2040
14 km or 8.9 mi Mansfield
$2322
15 km or 9.6 mi Hurst
$2011
16 km or 9.8 mi Bedford
$2013
16 km or 10 mi Euless
$2020
19 km or 12 mi Haltom
$2018
19 km or 12 mi North Richland Hills
$2008
20 km or 12 mi Irving
$2132
20 km or 13 mi Colleyville
$2020
21 km or 13 mi Fort Worth
$2104
21 km or 13 mi Duncanville
$2021
21 km or 13 mi Cedar Hill
$2018
22 km or 14 mi Watauga
$2019
26 km or 16 mi Grapevine
$2314
27 km or 17 mi Burleson
$2018
27 km or 17 mi Keller
$2178
27 km or 17 mi Southlake
$2007
27 km or 17 mi DeSoto
$2015
28 km or 17 mi Midlothian
$2032
29 km or 18 mi Saginaw
$2012
30 km or 18 mi Coppell
$2018
30 km or 19 mi Dallas
$2489
31 km or 19 mi Benbrook
$2013
34 km or 21 mi Farmers Branch
$2010
35 km or 21 mi Lancaster
$2009
35 km or 22 mi University Park
$2016
37 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$2021
38 km or 24 mi Carrollton
$2016
39 km or 24 mi Lewisville
$1958
43 km or 27 mi Waxahachie
$2023
47 km or 29 mi Cleburne
$2008
48 km or 30 mi Balch Springs
$2011
48 km or 30 mi Richardson
$2017
48 km or 30 mi The Colony
$2024
49 km or 30 mi Mesquite
$2079
49 km or 30 mi Corinth
$1998
51 km or 32 mi Garland
$2147
52 km or 32 mi Plano
$2325
54 km or 33 mi Little Elm
$2008
56 km or 35 mi Frisco
$2108

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Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Huntington Park
$2070
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Maywood
$2007
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Florence-Graham
$2024
10 km or 6.2 mi Bell
$2018
10 km or 6.2 mi Monterey Park
$2412
11 km or 6.6 mi Alhambra
$2664
11 km or 6.6 mi South Pasadena
$2010
11 km or 7 mi Cudahy
$2013
12 km or 7.6 mi San Gabriel
$2025
12 km or 7.7 mi Bell Gardens
$2027
12 km or 7.8 mi West Hollywood
$3195
13 km or 7.8 mi Montebello
$2019
13 km or 8 mi South Gate
$2027
13 km or 8.2 mi Glendale
$2261
14 km or 8.8 mi Inglewood
$2026
15 km or 9 mi Beverly Hills
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Lynwood
$2022
15 km or 9.3 mi Rosemead
$2009
15 km or 9.5 mi Culver
$2008
15 km or 9.6 mi Pasadena
$2517
16 km or 9.9 mi Pico Rivera
$2013
16 km or 10 mi Burbank
$2847
16 km or 10 mi Downey
$2010
17 km or 11 mi Compton
$2032
18 km or 11 mi La Canada Flintridge
$2019
18 km or 11 mi Hawthorne
$1951
18 km or 11 mi Temple
$2019
18 km or 11 mi South El Monte
$2009
18 km or 11 mi West Whittier-Los Nietos
$2009
18 km or 11 mi Paramount
$2026
19 km or 12 mi Gardena
$2024
20 km or 12 mi El Monte
$2019
21 km or 13 mi Lawndale
$2006
21 km or 13 mi Arcadia
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Bellflower
$2032
22 km or 14 mi Norwalk
$2485
22 km or 14 mi Santa Monica
$3211
22 km or 14 mi Whittier
$2021
23 km or 15 mi Manhattan Beach
$2160
24 km or 15 mi Carson
$2099