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

You would need around 5,438.74$ 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 13.38% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 29.49% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 61.12% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 15.70% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 15.55% higher than in Baltimore, MD
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 12.13% 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 $     3.94 $      +13.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.77 $      +10.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.47 $      +15.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.15 $     1.05 $      -8.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.65 $     2.96 $      +11.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.36 $     4.61 $      +37.18 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 $     2.72 $      +0.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.20 $     13.38 $      +31.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.28 $     7.92 $      +8.74 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     4.06 $      -0.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     4.36 $      +16.64 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.54 $     5.64 $      +59.11 %
Potato (1kg) 2.31 $     2.45 $      +6.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.85 $      +28.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     1.70 $      -10.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $     12.00 $      -17.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $     3.09 $      +40.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     4.84 $      +46.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $     9.00 $      +32.55 %
 
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) 0.92 $     0.99 $      +7.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,990.00 $     18,750.00 $      -6.20 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 141.65 $     201.02 $      +41.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.06 $      -44.29 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.44 $     56.58 $      +14.43 %
 
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 $     27.16 $      -22.41 %
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 $     49.07 $      +22.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.16 $     38.98 $      +2.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.75 $     96.09 $      +25.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 80.67 $     122.77 $      +52.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,160.00 $     1,900.00 $      +63.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 797.50 $     1,323.91 $      +66.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,205.56 $     3,660.00 $      +65.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 $     2,240.62 $      +49.38 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,076.39 $     3,225.45 $      +199.65 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 538.20 $     2,353.36 $      +337.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,571.89 $     4,064.48 $      +13.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.63      -13.53 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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