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Cost of Living Comparison Between Denver, CO and Houston, TX Reverse

You would need around 4,810.26$ in Houston, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00$ in Denver, CO (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Houston, TX are 11.67% higher than in Denver, CO
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 14.53% higher than in Denver, CO
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 20.10% higher than in Denver, CO
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 12.96% higher than in Denver, CO
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 7.87% higher than in Denver, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 10.87% lower than in Denver, CO

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  Denver, CO  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.74 $      +27.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     51.00 $      +7.37 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.99 $      +16.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.50 $      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.75 $      -5.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.81 $      +3.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 $     1.79 $      +5.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.26 $     1.47 $      +16.71 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.07 $      +29.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.13 $     2.60 $      +22.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.40 $     2.88 $      +105.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.28 $     2.44 $      +7.03 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.09 $     11.91 $      +47.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.97 $     7.67 $      -14.42 %
Apples (1kg) 3.60 $     4.13 $      +14.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.66 $     3.78 $      +3.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.03 $     4.16 $      -17.42 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 $     2.44 $      +38.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 $     1.50 $      +9.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.73 $      +5.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 $     2.21 $      -23.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.30 $     2.80 $      -34.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.00 $      +16.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.50 $      -33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.00 $     60.00 $      -24.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     4.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     2.64 $      +88.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $     27.00 $      -32.50 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     0.91 $      +0.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     24,900.00 $      +8.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 122.22 $     242.97 $      +98.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60 $     0.44 $      -26.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.13 $     55.36 $      +22.66 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.56 $     51.89 $      +24.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $     21.56 $      +72.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $     12.00 $      +9.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.11 $     48.00 $      +29.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.00 $     53.33 $      +97.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 70.25 $     86.39 $      +22.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 81.67 $     95.71 $      +17.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,165.00 $     1,573.36 $      +35.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 801.33 $     894.95 $      +11.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,233.33 $     2,745.45 $      +22.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,470.83 $     1,596.30 $      +8.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,027.20 $     2,516.77 $      +24.15 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,291.67 $     1,400.57 $      +8.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,497.08 $     3,569.82 $      +2.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     4.39      +5.10 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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