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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 41.80% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 68.71% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 115.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 29.76% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 50.41% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 36.15% 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) 3.50 $ 6.00 $      +71.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.00 $      +55.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $ 4.23 $      +11.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.91 $      +15.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.22 $ 1.71 $      +40.13 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.13 $ 4.07 $      +29.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $ 3.24 $      +31.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $ 2.68 $      +48.83 %
Eggs (12) 2.98 $ 3.68 $      +23.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.17 $ 6.09 $      +46.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.38 $ 5.67 $      +67.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.30 $ 6.82 $      +58.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.12 $ 2.62 $      +23.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.92 $      +44.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 $ 2.77 $      +72.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $ 2.61 $      +68.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 1.49 $      +38.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $ 1.50 $      +58.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $ 2.37 $      +86.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 1.95 $      +33.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 15.00 $      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.23 $      +29.07 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 2.92 $      +41.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.25 $      +89.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.25 $ 116.50 $      +157.46 %
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) 1.95 $ 2.59 $      +32.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,057.50 $ 23,000.00 $      +14.67 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,890.91 $ 19,000.00 $      +0.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 122.73 $ 128.95 $      +5.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 $ 0.13 $      -61.75 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.03 $ 51.96 $      +8.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.13 $ 77.53 $      +108.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.55 $ 37.95 $      +143.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.60 $ 51.75 $      +24.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.81 $ 39.04 $      -1.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.63 $ 84.88 $      +18.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.98 $ 121.67 $      +28.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,327.91 $ 2,920.22 $      +119.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 913.72 $ 1,799.61 $      +96.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,508.04 $ 5,786.99 $      +130.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,588.65 $ 3,126.68 $      +96.81 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 203.96 $ 1,359.41 $      +566.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.84 $ 889.11 $      +709.48 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,432.32 $ 3,697.35 $      +7.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89 3.99      +2.50 %
Last update: July, 2016July, 2016
Contributors:362667
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD