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

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You would need around 3,845.42$ 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 14.66% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 19.89% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 29.47% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 13.12% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 11.17% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 23.67% higher than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.99 $     10.00 $      -23.02 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.00 $     50.00 $      -7.41 %
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) 4.50 $     5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $     3.73 $      -4.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $     1.58 $      -13.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.27 $      -12.27 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.09 $     0.92 $      -15.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     1.95 $      -25.50 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.13 $      -25.89 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     2.10 $      -13.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.79 $     6.87 $      -41.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     6.95 $      -10.88 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     4.30 $      +5.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     4.06 $      +7.41 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     4.02 $      -6.49 %
Potato (1kg) 2.48 $     2.65 $      +6.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 $     1.63 $      +4.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.84 $      +6.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     10.00 $      -28.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.75 $      +22.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.40 $      +49.41 %
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 $     2.50 $      -37.50 %
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 $      +2.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,400.00 $     19,000.00 $      -22.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 234.86 $     184.12 $      -21.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.18 $      -60.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.62 $     48.67 $      -10.91 %
 
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) 47.90 $     40.42 $      -15.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.54 $     27.20 $      -47.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.33 $     75.55 $      -12.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 97.41 $     74.25 $      -23.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,086.89 $      -30.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     734.38 $      -17.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     1,791.67 $      -34.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,584.26 $     1,143.33 $      -27.83 %
 
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 1,400.57 $     1,865.74 $      +33.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,603.81 $     3,570.61 $      -0.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     4.03      -8.27 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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