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

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You would need around 3,769.70$ in Atlanta, GA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00$ 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 16.78% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 19.79% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 25.59% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 18.68% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 15.12% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 40.49% higher than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     10.00 $      -22.96 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     45.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $     6.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.75 $      +7.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     5.50 $      +15.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     3.47 $      -11.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.83 $     1.73 $      -5.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     1.48 $      +4.50 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.92 $      -11.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 $     2.00 $      -31.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.14 $     2.13 $      -32.10 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.28 $      -16.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.94 $     6.87 $      -42.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.24 $     6.71 $      -18.58 %
Apples (1kg) 4.51 $     4.50 $      -0.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.94 $     4.06 $      +3.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.77 $     4.02 $      -15.62 %
Potato (1kg) 2.60 $     2.65 $      +1.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.63 $      +1.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.84 $      +7.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $     2.75 $      +13.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.19 $     4.40 $      +38.13 %
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 $     2.75 $      -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) 0.86 $     0.89 $      +3.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,400.00 $     19,500.00 $      -20.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 229.58 $     190.49 $      -17.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 $     0.18 $      -60.99 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.92 $     50.40 $      -4.77 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.30 $     37.88 $      -23.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00 $     13.99 $      -36.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.00 $      -8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.20 $     41.50 $      -10.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.50 $     29.11 $      -38.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.22 $     77.10 $      -7.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 94.55 $     75.57 $      -20.08 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,474.69 $     1,059.58 $      -28.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 899.94 $     800.00 $      -11.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,590.91 $     1,775.00 $      -31.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.00 $     1,195.00 $      -21.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,595.30 $     2,242.48 $      -13.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,395.72 $     1,865.74 $      +33.68 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,637.21 $     4,098.53 $      +12.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.46     4.04      -9.32 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD