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

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You would need around 4,738.43$ 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 20.19% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 24.70% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 34.39% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 22.98% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 17.82% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 28.83% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.98 $      +29.80 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     60.00 $      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     7.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.75 $     3.50 $      -6.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     4.75 $      -13.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.47 $     3.93 $      +13.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.83 $      +5.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     1.42 $      -4.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.04 $      +12.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.00 $     2.93 $      +46.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.13 $     3.14 $      +47.27 %
Eggs (12) 2.28 $     2.71 $      +19.04 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.87 $     11.94 $      +73.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.71 $     8.24 $      +22.81 %
Apples (1kg) 4.50 $     4.51 $      +0.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.06 $     3.94 $      -3.04 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 $     4.77 $      +18.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.65 $     2.60 $      -1.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.61 $      -1.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $     1.72 $      -6.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     15.00 $      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $     2.43 $      -11.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.40 $     3.19 $      -27.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $     7.10 $      +42.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.50 $      -40.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 $     60.00 $      -31.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $     4.00 $      +45.45 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $     2.80 $      +125.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $     27.00 $      +80.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.87 $     0.85 $      -2.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,500.00 $     24,400.00 $      +25.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 190.49 $     229.58 $      +20.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.45 $      +156.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.40 $     52.92 $      +5.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.88 $     49.30 $      +30.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.99 $     22.00 $      +57.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.50 $     46.20 $      +11.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.11 $     47.50 $      +63.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.10 $     83.22 $      +7.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.57 $     94.55 $      +25.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,059.58 $     1,474.69 $      +39.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 800.00 $     899.94 $      +12.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,775.00 $     2,590.91 $      +45.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,195.00 $     1,525.00 $      +27.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,242.48 $     2,595.30 $      +15.73 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,865.74 $     1,395.72 $      -25.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,098.53 $     3,637.21 $      -11.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     4.46      +10.28 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD