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

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You would need around 3,760.42$ 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 14.82% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 21.66% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 34.10% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 11.29% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 11.55% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 30.98% 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 54.00 $     50.00 $      -7.41 %
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) 4.75 $     5.00 $      +5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.86 $      +1.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.55 $      -13.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.36 $      -6.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     0.92 $      -13.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     1.99 $      -23.56 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.92 $     2.03 $      -30.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     2.02 $      -16.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     6.35 $      -46.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     6.94 $      -12.31 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     4.23 $      +2.93 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     4.27 $      +13.81 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.25 $     4.14 $      -2.58 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.72 $      +11.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.54 $     1.59 $      +3.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.82 $      +4.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     10.00 $      -28.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.38 $      +8.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.78 $     4.35 $      +56.57 %
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 $     84.00 $      +40.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     2.50 $      -37.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.24 $      -52.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     18.00 $      -33.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     0.93 $      +3.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     19,500.00 $      -21.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.52 $     188.02 $      -21.50 %
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 $     47.50 $      -12.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     37.25 $      -29.27 %
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) 48.00 $     40.50 $      -15.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     26.25 $      -51.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.50 $     77.27 $      -11.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.07 $     75.50 $      -21.41 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,574.19 $     1,060.25 $      -32.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 884.14 $     714.29 $      -19.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,743.18 $     1,670.00 $      -39.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,600.00 $     1,037.50 $      -35.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     2,152.78 $      -14.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,407.38 $     1,722.23 $      +22.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,611.08 $     3,705.39 $      +2.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     4.08      -7.24 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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