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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 36.13% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 64.88% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 115.18% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 34.29% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 37.93% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 29.39% 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 55.00 $ 80.00 $      +45.45 %
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 $ 7.50 $      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $ 4.24 $      +12.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.65 $ 1.90 $      +15.24 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.23 $ 1.70 $      +38.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $ 4.06 $      +26.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.41 $ 3.22 $      +33.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 $ 2.66 $      +44.45 %
Eggs (12) 3.07 $ 3.57 $      +16.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.28 $ 5.64 $      +31.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.55 $ 5.50 $      +54.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.05 $ 6.60 $      +30.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $ 2.56 $      +17.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.94 $      +45.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 $ 2.64 $      +51.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.54 $      +53.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.35 $      +5.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.59 $      +65.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $ 2.40 $      +74.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.57 $ 1.79 $      +13.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 15.00 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 2.02 $      +14.94 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 $ 2.92 $      +36.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.11 $      +87.29 %
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) 2.90 $ 2.50 $      -13.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.75 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.93 $ 2.59 $      +34.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,057.50 $ 23,000.00 $      +14.67 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.30 $ 126.08 $      -1.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 $ 0.13 $      -63.87 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.52 $ 52.00 $      +9.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.95 $ 78.09 $      +111.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.75 $ 40.82 $      +117.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.83 $ 51.85 $      +23.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.07 $ 38.46 $      -6.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.34 $ 85.25 $      +19.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.77 $ 119.27 $      +25.85 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,347.48 $ 2,966.43 $      +120.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 928.62 $ 1,811.72 $      +95.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,541.17 $ 5,899.80 $      +132.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,607.55 $ 3,146.92 $      +95.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 208.06 $ 1,647.22 $      +691.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.82 $ 970.69 $      +775.89 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,133.71 $ 3,648.09 $      +16.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92 4.03      +2.65 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:349638
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD