Austin Ranks as the 25th Most Expensive City in The World to Move to and the 5th in the United States.
The first month’s living cost in Austin is $1,979.22, making it the 25th most expensive city in the world to move to, according to the Nestpick 2018 First Month Relocation Costs Index.
In Austin, average rent costs $1,014.61. Internet and phone are $49.05 and $70.37, respectively. Food and drink cost $612.78 for the first month, and transportation costs $43.65.
Nestpick studied the living costs involved with relocating to 80 cities from around the world to create the index.
Information garnered from The Texas Real Estate Center RECON and Nestpick.