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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 42.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 70.02% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 118.23% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 29.90% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 51.08% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 36.68% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $ 18.00 $      +28.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 80.00 $      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.38 $ 6.00 $      +77.78 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.00 $      +55.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $ 4.24 $      +10.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.95 $      +16.92 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.23 $ 1.72 $      +40.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.13 $ 4.07 $      +30.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 $ 3.20 $      +26.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.74 $ 2.60 $      +49.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.90 $ 3.67 $      +26.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.23 $ 6.09 $      +44.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.37 $ 5.57 $      +65.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.27 $ 6.43 $      +50.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.02 $ 2.60 $      +28.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 1.00 $      +57.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 $ 2.77 $      +83.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 $ 2.48 $      +61.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.50 $      +59.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.48 $      +57.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.26 $ 2.21 $      +75.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 $ 1.98 $      +42.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 15.00 $      +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $ 2.12 $      +24.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 2.80 $      +43.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.80 $ 13.00 $      +91.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 116.50 $      +158.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.78 $      +26.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.94 $ 2.59 $      +33.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +15.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,890.91 $ 19,600.00 $      +3.75 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.23 $ 127.40 $      +3.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 $ 0.13 $      -61.75 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.74 $ 52.38 $      +7.47 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.72 $ 77.87 $      +112.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $ 39.00 $      +160.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $ 15.00 $      +42.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.55 $ 51.44 $      +23.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.82 $ 38.36 $      -3.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.52 $ 84.70 $      +18.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.42 $ 120.97 $      +26.77 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,309.78 $ 2,908.70 $      +122.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 906.45 $ 1,796.46 $      +98.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,474.71 $ 5,823.43 $      +135.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,577.83 $ 3,151.95 $      +99.77 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 188.21 $ 1,359.41 $      +622.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 105.94 $ 889.11 $      +739.28 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,485.26 $ 3,752.21 $      +7.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.86 3.99      +3.21 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
Contributors:369689
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD