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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 33.98% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 62.90% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 113.17% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 44.02% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 31.24% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 28.26% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 $ 18.00 $      +44.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 80.00 $      +60.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 8.00 $      +23.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $ 6.00 $      +71.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $ 4.18 $      +9.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 $ 1.88 $      +12.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.24 $ 1.68 $      +35.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.26 $ 4.05 $      +24.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $ 3.17 $      +40.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.90 $ 2.17 $      +14.31 %
Eggs (12) 2.98 $ 3.63 $      +21.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.57 $ 5.70 $      +24.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.72 $ 5.43 $      +45.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.00 $ 6.31 $      +5.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $ 2.47 $      +2.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.91 $      +54.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $ 2.42 $      +59.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 $ 2.53 $      +44.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.52 $      +8.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.74 $      +69.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $ 2.41 $      +58.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.67 $ 1.94 $      +16.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.35 $ 1.78 $      +31.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 2.77 $      +38.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.79 $ 13.00 $      +91.46 %
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) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.70 $      +22.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.01 $ 2.66 $      +32.36 %
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 915 sq ft Apartment 131.94 $ 123.95 $      -6.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 $ 0.14 $      -64.86 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.73 $ 53.04 $      +11.12 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.00 $ 80.39 $      +123.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.44 $ 41.36 $      +92.89 %
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 $ 51.71 $      +24.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.13 $ 37.12 $      -7.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.50 $ 85.13 $      +20.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.69 $ 117.52 $      +25.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,346.87 $ 2,995.30 $      +122.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 917.17 $ 1,838.38 $      +100.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,601.31 $ 5,970.96 $      +129.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,654.77 $ 3,093.99 $      +86.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 197.88 $ 1,689.90 $      +753.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 123.20 $ 984.44 $      +699.07 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,043.79 $ 3,557.05 $      +16.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93 4.02      +2.47 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:319577
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD