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

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You would need around 4,794.13$ 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 17.79% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 26.16% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 45.29% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 15.84% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 14.03% higher than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 20.76% lower than in Atlanta, GA

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  Atlanta, GA  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.31 $      +33.06 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     54.00 $      +8.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     7.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.50 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.50 $      -10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 $     3.86 $      +2.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.82 $      +15.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.47 $      +15.47 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.10 $      +18.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.95 $     2.65 $      +36.14 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.13 $     2.96 $      +38.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.10 $     2.50 $      +19.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.87 $     11.85 $      +72.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.95 $     7.96 $      +14.48 %
Apples (1kg) 4.30 $     4.13 $      -4.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.06 $     3.80 $      -6.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.02 $     4.33 $      +7.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.65 $     2.51 $      -5.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $     1.57 $      -3.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $     1.74 $      -5.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     14.75 $      +47.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $     2.21 $      -19.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.40 $     2.87 $      -34.72 %
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) 90.00 $     60.00 $      -33.33 %
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) 0.92 $     0.89 $      -2.81 %
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 85m2 Apartment 184.12 $     236.90 $      +28.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.44 $      +153.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.67 $     53.79 $      +10.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 $     51.89 $      +31.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.99 $     21.56 $      +54.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.42 $     47.50 $      +17.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.20 $     50.67 $      +86.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.55 $     84.47 $      +11.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 74.25 $     95.65 $      +28.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,061.06 $     1,544.05 $      +45.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 726.67 $     885.86 $      +21.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,725.00 $     2,711.36 $      +57.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,110.71 $     1,575.96 $      +41.89 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,242.48 $     2,506.52 $      +11.77 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,865.74 $     1,387.91 $      -25.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,621.83 $     3,620.60 $      -0.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.03     4.39      +9.10 %
 
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