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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA Reverse

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You would need around 3,804.65$ in Atlanta, GA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Atlanta, GA are 15.10% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 20.74% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 31.17% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 13.68% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 12.30% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 26.20% higher than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.31 $     10.00 $      -24.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.00 $     50.00 $      -7.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 $     3.77 $      -2.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.58 $      -13.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.27 $      -13.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.10 $     0.92 $      -15.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.65 $     1.95 $      -26.55 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.96 $     2.13 $      -27.83 %
Eggs (12) 2.50 $     2.10 $      -16.17 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     6.87 $      -42.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.96 $     6.95 $      -12.64 %
Apples (1kg) 4.13 $     4.30 $      +4.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     4.06 $      +7.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.33 $     4.02 $      -7.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     2.65 $      +5.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.63 $      +3.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     1.84 $      +5.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.75 $     10.00 $      -32.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $     2.75 $      +24.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.87 $     4.40 $      +53.19 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     5.00 $      -29.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     2.50 $      +66.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     90.00 $      +50.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     2.75 $      -31.25 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.24 $      -55.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     15.00 $      -44.44 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     0.92 $      +2.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     19,000.00 $      -20.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 236.90 $     184.12 $      -22.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.18 $      -60.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.79 $     48.67 $      -9.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     39.36 $      -24.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     13.99 $      -35.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.50 $     40.42 $      -14.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.67 $     27.20 $      -46.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 84.47 $     75.55 $      -10.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 95.65 $     74.25 $      -22.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,544.05 $     1,061.06 $      -31.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 885.86 $     726.67 $      -17.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,711.36 $     1,725.00 $      -36.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,575.96 $     1,110.71 $      -29.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,506.52 $     2,242.48 $      -10.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,387.91 $     1,865.74 $      +34.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,620.60 $     3,621.83 $      +0.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     4.03      -8.34 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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