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

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You would need around 4,316.55$ in Houston, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,100.00$ in Atlanta, GA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Houston, TX are 4.22% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 5.28% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 7.46% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 4.67% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 5.46% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 3.87% higher than in Atlanta, GA

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  Atlanta, GA  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     12.00 $      +0.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     7.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.50 $      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.51 $     3.86 $      +10.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     1.67 $      +5.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     1.25 $      -2.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.37 $     3.41 $      +1.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 $     2.15 $      +8.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.08 $     1.43 $      +32.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.59 $     2.47 $      -4.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.15 $     5.01 $      +59.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.77 $     3.96 $      +5.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $     2.18 $      -1.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 $     1.77 $      -7.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.83 $     2.07 $      +13.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 $     1.32 $      -0.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 $     1.41 $      -15.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.56 $      -14.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.40 $     1.36 $      -43.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.60 $     1.82 $      -60.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.70 $     7.00 $      +48.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.25 $      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $     60.00 $      -33.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.00 $      +33.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     4.00 $      +77.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $     27.50 $      +52.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $     2.36 $      -9.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     24,000.00 $      +26.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.09 $     155.18 $      -3.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 $     0.46 $      +110.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     43.85 $      -6.88 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.50 $     32.27 $      -11.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.67 $     22.22 $      +108.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.40 $     40.64 $      -14.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.11 $     34.88 $      -20.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.78 $     73.54 $      +6.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.33 $     93.27 $      +17.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.44 $     1,244.44 $      +25.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.94 $     842.90 $      +6.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,046.15 $     2,127.27 $      +3.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,523.33 $     1,542.86 $      +1.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 200.00 $     242.78 $      +21.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 140.00 $     130.90 $      -6.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,921.89 $     3,195.18 $      +9.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     4.17      +6.23 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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