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Cost of Living Comparison Between Baltimore, MD and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,513.51$ in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00$ in Baltimore, MD (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 13.86% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 31.27% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 65.26% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 19.40% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 16.59% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 16.33% lower than in Baltimore, MD

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  Baltimore, MD  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 48.00 $     60.00 $      +25.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     7.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     5.00 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.00 $      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.46 $     3.95 $      +14.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.79 $      +11.13 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.25 $     1.50 $      +19.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.21 $     1.02 $      -15.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 $     2.90 $      +6.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     5.03 $      +65.44 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 $     2.70 $      -1.01 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.48 $     12.60 $      +32.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.50 $     7.62 $      +1.68 %
Apples (1kg) 3.92 $     4.18 $      +6.66 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 $     4.07 $      +11.06 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.05 $     5.50 $      +35.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.01 $     2.43 $      +20.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.32 $     1.77 $      +33.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.44 $     1.69 $      +17.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     12.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $     2.97 $      +39.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 $     4.42 $      +41.30 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     9.78 $      +43.96 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 $     2.50 $      +56.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.25 $     75.00 $      +16.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     2.60 $      +30.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     1.74 $      -13.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     28.00 $      +40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.98 $      +5.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,992.50 $     19,000.00 $      -4.96 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.94 $     210.48 $      +34.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.07 $      -44.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.22 $     53.92 $      +3.25 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.20 $     63.91 $      +11.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 $     25.85 $      -26.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.43 $     47.99 $      +21.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.79 $     37.25 $      +1.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.14 $     95.71 $      +20.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 79.80 $     117.59 $      +47.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,235.50 $     1,943.48 $      +57.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 815.91 $     1,343.48 $      +64.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,125.00 $     3,678.57 $      +73.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,480.00 $     2,382.35 $      +60.97 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,076.39 $     3,063.99 $      +184.65 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 538.20 $     2,157.64 $      +300.90 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,640.00 $     3,997.88 $      +9.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.72      -11.43 %
 
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