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

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You would need around 3,753.80$ 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 15.79% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 21.80% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 32.77% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 13.63% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 13.45% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 34.49% 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 53.00 $     47.50 $      -10.38 %
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 $     3.87 $      +1.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.54 $      -14.19 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.36 $      -6.53 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     0.92 $      -13.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.01 $      -22.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     1.85 $      -35.87 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $     1.98 $      -18.97 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     5.68 $      -52.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     7.03 $      -11.15 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     3.99 $      -2.97 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     4.08 $      +8.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     3.73 $      -10.22 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.93 $      +20.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 $     1.63 $      +6.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.85 $      +5.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     10.00 $      -29.82 %
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 $     90.00 $      +50.00 %
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) 0.90 $     0.93 $      +2.84 %
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 $     187.03 $      -21.92 %
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 $     47.27 $      -13.09 %
 
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 $     40.91 $      -14.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     27.78 $      -48.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.84 $     79.00 $      -9.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.07 $     73.62 $      -23.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,575.08 $     1,077.60 $      -31.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 882.83 $     723.08 $      -18.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,728.26 $     1,709.09 $      -37.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,596.15 $     1,050.00 $      -34.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     2,152.78 $      -14.46 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     1,722.23 $      +22.97 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,592.32 $     3,778.36 $      +5.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     3.96      -9.80 %
 
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