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

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You would need around 5,393.05$ 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 11.63% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 28.41% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 61.38% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 15.74% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 11.77% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 12.64% lower than in Baltimore, MD

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  Baltimore, MD  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 $     12.00 $      +14.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     60.00 $      +20.00 %
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 $     3.93 $      +13.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.79 $      +11.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.50 $      +17.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.24 $     1.02 $      -18.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.65 $     2.84 $      +7.24 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.36 $     5.03 $      +49.75 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 $     2.66 $      -2.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.20 $     11.88 $      +16.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.28 $     7.62 $      +4.66 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     4.03 $      -1.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.87 $      +3.52 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.54 $     5.43 $      +53.17 %
Potato (1kg) 2.31 $     2.40 $      +3.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.77 $      +22.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     1.71 $      -10.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $     12.00 $      -17.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $     2.97 $      +34.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     4.42 $      +33.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     9.75 $      +43.59 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 $     2.50 $      +56.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.50 $     70.00 $      +8.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.10 $     2.60 $      +23.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.75 $     1.74 $      -0.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 $     28.00 $      +60.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.98 $      +5.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,990.00 $     19,000.00 $      -4.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.94 $     210.48 $      +41.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.07 $      -40.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.00 $     54.46 $      +6.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.33 $     63.91 $      +17.63 %
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) 40.12 $     47.99 $      +19.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.16 $     37.29 $      -2.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.75 $     95.71 $      +24.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 80.67 $     117.59 $      +45.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,200.00 $     1,889.58 $      +57.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 815.91 $     1,318.75 $      +61.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,150.00 $     3,666.67 $      +70.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 $     2,268.75 $      +51.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,076.39 $     3,116.88 $      +189.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 538.20 $     2,264.31 $      +320.72 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,626.00 $     4,067.26 $      +12.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.26     3.80      -10.80 %
 
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