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How far will 44k/year get me in Dallas,TX?

I received a job offer for $44,500/yr in the Dallas,Tx metroplex. How far will this salary go in Dallas? I know nothing about Dallas and I would be relocating from NYC. I would be renting a studio or 1 bedroom. How much are utilities? Is there anything I should watch out for?

Asked By: Sunset357 - 11/26/2006
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44K a year is plenty in Dallas. Whereas a studio or 1 bedroom in NYC will run you about $1500/month, I have a 2 bedroom/2bath, over 1100 sq. feet and vaulted ceilings, with 2 covered parking spaces. I pay less than $800/month... More
Answered By: espana_chica - 11/27/2006
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Not a bad offer at all. Plenty of nice places you could live here for $600-$700/month or so. Utilities are very reasonable. Watch out for the summer months -- air conditioning! Much cheaper to live here than NYC
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Answered By: myrebalynn♥ - 11/26/2006
 
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Answered By: pual l - 11/27/2006
 
I'd estimate you'd have about $3000 a month after taxes. I live very well on less... More
Answered By: Texana - 11/27/2006
 
$44,500 would be reasonable to live on in Dallas. Rents can run around $1,000 per month in the more "upscale" areas, but you can find apartments for around $600-$700/month if you are willing to sacrifice some amenities... More
Answered By: Tirya - 11/27/2006
 
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