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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 36.05% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 62.99% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 110.58% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 29.75% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 39.27% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 30.23% 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) 4.75 $ 7.25 $      +52.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 $ 4.21 $      +11.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.92 $      +14.74 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 $ 1.71 $      +37.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $ 4.06 $      +26.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $ 3.19 $      +29.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.92 $ 2.66 $      +38.57 %
Eggs (12) 3.02 $ 3.59 $      +19.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.33 $ 5.62 $      +29.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.65 $ 5.60 $      +53.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.23 $ 6.98 $      +33.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.63 $      +21.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.95 $      +49.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 $ 2.66 $      +53.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.64 $      +59.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.45 $      +13.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.57 $      +62.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $ 2.34 $      +74.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $ 1.82 $      +17.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 15.00 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 2.16 $      +22.90 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.22 $ 3.00 $      +35.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.18 $      +88.29 %
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) 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) 1.95 $ 2.58 $      +32.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,115.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +14.34 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.90 $ 129.56 $      +1.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 $ 0.13 $      -64.75 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.56 $ 52.35 $      +10.07 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.10 $ 76.69 $      +106.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 $ 40.21 $      +141.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.96 $ 51.65 $      +23.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.94 $ 39.00 $      -2.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.73 $ 84.93 $      +18.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 $ 119.81 $      +27.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,337.37 $ 2,931.23 $      +119.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 923.44 $ 1,782.43 $      +93.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,554.93 $ 5,723.27 $      +124.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,602.53 $ 3,078.64 $      +92.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 209.05 $ 1,367.62 $      +554.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 107.72 $ 883.90 $      +720.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,234.47 $ 3,678.45 $      +13.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.91 4.00      +2.32 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
Contributors:357664
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Currency: USD