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

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You would need around 5,467.06$ 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. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 7.41% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 30.17% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 73.37% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 10.45% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 8.53% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 21.53% lower than in Baltimore, MD

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  Baltimore, MD  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 $     13.00 $      +4.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     60.00 $      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.78 $     7.00 $      -9.97 %
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) 3.64 $     3.97 $      +9.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.79 $      +14.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 $     1.39 $      +20.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.04 $      -2.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.79 $      +7.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     3.89 $      +27.72 %
Eggs (12) 2.63 $     2.81 $      +6.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.20 $     10.84 $      +6.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.00 $     7.33 $      -8.35 %
Apples (1kg) 4.05 $     3.82 $      -5.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     3.41 $      -10.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.42 $     5.14 $      +50.19 %
Potato (1kg) 1.91 $     2.13 $      +11.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.93 $      +33.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.82 $      +11.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     13.00 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     2.53 $      +1.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     4.03 $      +20.65 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     10.00 $      +47.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 $     2.50 $      +56.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.50 $     75.00 $      +16.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     2.60 $      +15.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     1.74 $      -13.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     28.00 $      +40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.88 $     0.88 $      +0.25 %
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 135.16 $     180.90 $      +33.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.06 $      -56.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.75 $     50.24 $      -6.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.50 $     57.47 $      +1.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 $     25.49 $      -27.17 %
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 $     46.38 $      +17.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.79 $     38.16 $      +3.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.00 $     89.28 $      +8.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 79.80 $     122.61 $      +53.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,231.88 $     1,976.92 $      +60.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 862.50 $     1,407.43 $      +63.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,207.14 $     4,061.11 $      +84.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.00 $     2,656.25 $      +74.18 %
 
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 $     2,285.84 $      +324.72 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,732.29 $     3,812.17 $      +2.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.30     3.54      -17.77 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD