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

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You would need around 3,813.66$ 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 13.93% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 20.55% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 32.62% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 9.50% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 10.45% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 27.94% higher than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     10.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.00 $     50.00 $      -5.66 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     6.00 $      -14.16 %
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) 3.82 $     3.86 $      +1.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.55 $      -13.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.44 $     1.36 $      -6.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.08 $     0.92 $      -14.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     1.99 $      -24.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.03 $      -29.49 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $     2.02 $      -16.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     6.35 $      -46.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.87 $     6.94 $      -11.78 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     4.23 $      +4.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     4.51 $      +21.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     4.14 $      -0.35 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.72 $      +10.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     1.59 $      +2.70 %
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) 2.87 $     4.35 $      +51.45 %
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 $     87.00 $      +45.00 %
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 $      +3.72 %
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) 0.45 $     0.18 $      -61.03 %
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) 48.30 $     40.50 $      -16.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.50 $     26.25 $      -50.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.11 $     77.27 $      -11.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.00 $     75.50 $      -21.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,068.47 $      -31.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     720.00 $      -18.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     1,700.00 $      -37.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.50 $     1,057.69 $      -33.37 %
 
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) 3,596.17 $     3,655.64 $      +1.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     4.08      -7.24 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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