Calgary vs Dallas - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Dallas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$2268
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$5207
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$1388
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$2375
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$552
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$5356
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
54
92
😀 Quality of life
93
90
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.3M

The cost of living in Calgary is 17% less expensive than in Dallas. Cities ranked 1847th and 271st ($1881 vs $2268) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 211th in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 2.4 months in Dallas. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Dallas ranked 17th in the United States, while ranked 48th and 95th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Dallas

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Calgary Dallas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$16.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$61.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$8.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$5.18
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$4.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$1483
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$1142
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$2860
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1961
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$70.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
4.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$3782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1848
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$3.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$98.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$3.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$11.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$4.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$3.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$3.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$4.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$8.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$8.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$5.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$40.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$115
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$53.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$1178
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$15441

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Dallas

Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi University Park
$1935
14 km or 8.5 mi Irving
$1953
18 km or 11 mi Duncanville
$1938
18 km or 11 mi Farmers Branch
$1948
19 km or 12 mi Mesquite
$1961
19 km or 12 mi Balch Springs
$1907
20 km or 12 mi Lancaster
$1936
21 km or 13 mi DeSoto
$1948
21 km or 13 mi Grand Prairie
$1971
22 km or 13 mi Garland
$1977
22 km or 14 mi Richardson
$1950
25 km or 15 mi Carrollton
$1942
25 km or 15 mi Cedar Hill
$1938
27 km or 17 mi Coppell
$1944
28 km or 17 mi Euless
$1944
28 km or 18 mi Rowlett
$1946
30 km or 19 mi Sachse
$1947
30 km or 19 mi Arlington
$1643
31 km or 19 mi Plano
$2066
31 km or 19 mi Grapevine
$2287
32 km or 20 mi Bedford
$1937
32 km or 20 mi Forney
$1951
34 km or 21 mi Colleyville
$1950
34 km or 21 mi Lewisville
$1978
35 km or 22 mi Hurst
$1936
35 km or 22 mi The Colony
$1945
36 km or 22 mi Rockwall
$1763
37 km or 23 mi Southlake
$1941
37 km or 23 mi Mansfield
$1965
37 km or 23 mi Midlothian
$1801
37 km or 23 mi Wylie
$1827
38 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$1955
38 km or 24 mi Allen
$2132
39 km or 24 mi North Richland Hills
$1938
40 km or 25 mi Frisco
$1945
42 km or 26 mi Waxahachie
$1941
42 km or 26 mi Watauga
$1936
43 km or 27 mi Keller
$1983
43 km or 27 mi Haltom
$1938
44 km or 28 mi Little Elm
$1941