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Cost of Living Comparison Between Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX Reverse

You would need around 4,837.42$ in Houston, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,800.00$ in Atlanta, GA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Houston, TX are 18.23% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 27.30% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 47.80% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 16.08% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 14.73% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 24.91% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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  Atlanta, GA  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.74 $      +27.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     51.00 $      +13.33 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.99 $      +16.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.50 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.75 $      -5.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $     3.81 $      -0.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.44 $     1.79 $      +24.77 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     1.47 $      +14.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.07 $      +17.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.97 $     2.60 $      +31.91 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.85 $     2.88 $      +55.94 %
Eggs (12) 1.99 $     2.44 $      +22.90 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.79 $     11.91 $      +105.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.03 $     7.67 $      +9.14 %
Apples (1kg) 3.99 $     4.13 $      +3.46 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.08 $     3.78 $      -7.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.73 $     4.16 $      +11.38 %
Potato (1kg) 2.93 $     2.44 $      -16.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.50 $      -8.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $     1.73 $      -6.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     14.00 $      +40.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 $     2.21 $      -6.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.35 $     2.80 $      -35.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $     7.00 $      +40.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.50 $      -40.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $     60.00 $      -33.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $     4.00 $      +6.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.64 $      +112.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 $     27.00 $      +28.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     0.91 $      -3.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,500.00 $     24,900.00 $      +27.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 187.03 $     242.97 $      +29.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.44 $      +153.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.27 $     55.36 $      +17.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.25 $     51.89 $      +39.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.98 $     21.56 $      +43.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.91 $     48.00 $      +17.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.78 $     53.33 $      +92.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.00 $     86.39 $      +9.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.62 $     95.71 $      +30.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,084.27 $     1,573.36 $      +45.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 $     894.98 $      +22.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,740.00 $     2,745.45 $      +57.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,596.30 $      +52.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,152.78 $     2,516.77 $      +16.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,722.23 $     1,400.57 $      -18.68 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,734.48 $     3,569.82 $      -4.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.96     4.39      +10.69 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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