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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and New York, NY Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 37.91% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 65.54% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 112.82% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 40.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 39.03% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 29.14% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 $ 18.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 80.00 $      +60.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $ 6.00 $      +71.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $ 7.50 $      +57.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 $ 4.25 $      +12.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 $ 1.89 $      +13.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.24 $ 1.67 $      +34.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.86 $ 1.08 $      +25.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $ 3.48 $      +33.56 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.78 $ 5.80 $      +53.45 %
Eggs (12) 3.03 $ 3.55 $      +16.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.26 $ 12.51 $      +35.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.27 $ 12.13 $      +46.61 %
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.23 $ 14.25 $      +26.89 %
Apples (1kg) 5.02 $ 5.59 $      +11.35 %
Banana (1kg) 1.42 $ 2.06 $      +44.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.66 $ 5.65 $      +54.34 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.65 $ 5.40 $      +48.05 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $ 3.09 $      +27.81 %
Onion (1kg) 2.07 $ 3.44 $      +66.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 $ 2.36 $      +88.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 $ 1.87 $      +20.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 2.07 $      +26.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.13 $ 3.00 $      +40.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.89 $ 13.00 $      +88.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.50 $ 116.50 $      +156.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 2.50 $      -10.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.37 $ 1.69 $      +23.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.51 $ 0.69 $      +34.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +15.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 129.62 $ 127.21 $      -1.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 $ 0.14 $      -61.89 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.32 $ 51.69 $      +9.24 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.33 $ 78.01 $      +114.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 $ 39.06 $      +111.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.07 $ 51.88 $      +23.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.14 $ 38.85 $      -5.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.70 $ 85.10 $      +18.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.02 $ 117.92 $      +25.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,353.28 $ 2,955.53 $      +118.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 931.77 $ 1,799.60 $      +93.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,557.58 $ 5,851.07 $      +128.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,611.77 $ 3,129.94 $      +94.19 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,099.65 $ 17,607.71 $      +738.60 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,186.27 $ 10,368.87 $      +774.07 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,059.10 $ 3,588.28 $      +17.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.88 4.03      +3.72 %
Last update: April, 2016April, 2016
Contributors:350636
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD