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

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You would need around 3,823.61$ 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 14.19% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 20.34% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 31.58% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 10.25% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 11.01% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 26.60% higher than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.49 $     10.00 $      -19.94 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $     50.00 $      -3.85 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.94 $     6.00 $      -13.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.62 $     5.00 $      +8.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.84 $     3.81 $      -0.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.57 $      -11.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.34 $      -7.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.08 $     0.92 $      -14.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     1.99 $      -24.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.03 $      -29.49 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $     2.07 $      -14.43 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.79 $     6.35 $      -46.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     7.08 $      -9.17 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     4.23 $      +2.93 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     4.27 $      +12.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     4.14 $      -3.72 %
Potato (1kg) 2.48 $     2.72 $      +9.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     1.59 $      +2.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.82 $      +5.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     10.00 $      -28.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.38 $      +5.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.35 $      +47.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.05 $     5.00 $      -29.08 %
 
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 $     18.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     0.92 $      +3.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,800.00 $     19,500.00 $      -21.37 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.91 $     181.23 $      -24.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.18 $      -60.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     47.73 $      -12.25 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     38.67 $      -25.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     14.98 $      -30.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     40.50 $      -15.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.54 $     26.25 $      -49.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.33 $     77.27 $      -10.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.62 $     75.50 $      -21.86 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,068.69 $      -31.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     725.00 $      -18.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     1,741.67 $      -35.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.50 $     1,080.77 $      -31.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     2,242.48 $      -11.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,407.38 $     1,865.74 $      +32.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,605.25 $     3,635.83 $      +0.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.40     4.08      -7.28 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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