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

You would need around 4,761.25$ in Houston, TX to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,100.00$ 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 13.22% higher than in Denver, CO
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 16.13% higher than in Denver, CO
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 21.80% higher than in Denver, CO
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 14.84% higher than in Denver, CO
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 9.36% higher than in Denver, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 10.11% lower than in Denver, CO

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  Denver, CO  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.99 $      +29.90 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     52.00 $      +9.47 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.99 $      +16.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.88 $     3.50 $      -9.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.75 $      -5.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.61 $     3.80 $      +5.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.70 $     1.80 $      +5.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     1.47 $      +14.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.85 $     1.07 $      +25.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.16 $     2.62 $      +21.35 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.40 $     2.88 $      +105.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     2.45 $      +3.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.72 $     11.91 $      +54.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.03 $     7.79 $      -13.79 %
Apples (1kg) 3.41 $     4.11 $      +20.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.66 $     3.75 $      +2.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.03 $     4.16 $      -17.42 %
Potato (1kg) 1.65 $     2.44 $      +47.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.30 $     1.52 $      +16.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     1.75 $      +2.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.25 $      +18.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.67 $     2.19 $      -17.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     2.78 $      -30.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     7.10 $      +18.33 %
 
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) 2.55 $     4.00 $      +56.86 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     2.64 $      +88.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     27.00 $      +35.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     0.91 $      +0.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $     24,900.00 $      +15.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 122.22 $     244.02 $      +99.66 %
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 $     55.04 $      +21.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.56 $     52.67 $      +26.74 %
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 $     47.90 $      +29.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.00 $     53.64 $      +98.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 70.25 $     87.78 $      +24.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 81.67 $     96.67 $      +18.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,172.69 $     1,585.43 $      +35.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.67 $     890.41 $      +10.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,181.25 $     2,747.73 $      +25.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,450.00 $     1,608.00 $      +10.90 %
 
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) 3,432.00 $     3,582.76 $      +4.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.38      +4.37 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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