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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 41.05% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 69.33% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 118.40% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 30.02% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 48.95% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 33.55% 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) 3.12 $ 6.00 $      +92.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.00 $      +55.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $ 4.23 $      +10.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.94 $      +12.03 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 $ 1.69 $      +34.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.14 $ 4.04 $      +28.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 $ 3.32 $      +29.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $ 2.62 $      +43.70 %
Eggs (12) 2.93 $ 3.77 $      +28.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.15 $ 6.20 $      +49.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.54 $ 5.53 $      +56.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.62 $ 5.95 $      +28.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 $ 2.60 $      +34.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 1.08 $      +74.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 $ 2.92 $      +92.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.49 $      +59.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 $ 1.51 $      +49.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $ 1.38 $      +48.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.23 $ 2.14 $      +74.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $ 2.01 $      +37.22 %
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 $ 2.79 $      +42.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.00 $      +85.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 42.50 $ 116.50 $      +174.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 $ 2.50 $      -13.79 %
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) 1.92 $ 2.51 $      +30.68 %
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) 18,994.58 $ 20,798.00 $      +9.49 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.20 $ 126.80 $      +2.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 $ 0.12 $      -62.34 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.89 $ 52.89 $      +6.03 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.66 $ 78.20 $      +113.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.00 $ 36.95 $      +117.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $ 15.00 $      +42.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $ 51.47 $      +25.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.76 $ 38.61 $      +2.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.81 $ 85.08 $      +20.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.81 $ 121.27 $      +23.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,294.50 $ 2,933.39 $      +126.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 906.48 $ 1,828.20 $      +101.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,499.16 $ 5,760.17 $      +130.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,576.17 $ 3,185.94 $      +102.13 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 191.81 $ 1,330.61 $      +593.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 101.42 $ 855.39 $      +743.40 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,440.89 $ 3,871.82 $      +12.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.85 3.99      +3.54 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:365671
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD