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

You would need around 4,827.65$ 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 12.90% higher than in Denver, CO
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Houston, TX are 14.94% higher than in Denver, CO
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 18.88% higher than in Denver, CO
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 15.60% higher than in Denver, CO
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 8.62% higher than in Denver, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 8.86% lower than in Denver, CO

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  Denver, CO  Houston, TX      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.98 $      +29.80 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     53.00 $      +11.58 %
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) 3.57 $     3.82 $      +7.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 $     1.79 $      +7.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.46 $      +12.39 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.86 $     1.07 $      +24.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     2.60 $      +15.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.40 $     2.88 $      +105.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.28 $     2.45 $      +7.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.72 $     11.91 $      +54.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.15 $     7.91 $      -13.48 %
Apples (1kg) 3.32 $     4.11 $      +23.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.66 $     3.75 $      +2.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.03 $     4.16 $      -17.42 %
Potato (1kg) 1.98 $     2.44 $      +23.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.30 $     1.53 $      +17.87 %
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) 0.91 $     0.90 $      -1.60 %
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 117.58 $     239.52 $      +103.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60 $     0.44 $      -26.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.35 $     54.39 $      +22.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.90 $     52.67 $      +28.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $     21.56 $      +72.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 $     12.00 $      +4.35 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.40 $     48.00 $      +28.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.75 $     53.64 $      +86.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 71.33 $     86.84 $      +21.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 79.86 $     96.07 $      +20.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,188.93 $     1,575.08 $      +32.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 812.14 $     882.83 $      +8.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,233.33 $     2,728.26 $      +22.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,470.83 $     1,596.15 $      +8.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,413.27 $     2,516.77 $      +4.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,377.78 $     1,400.57 $      +1.65 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,429.05 $     3,592.32 $      +4.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     4.39      +5.26 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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