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Cost of Living Comparison Between Milwaukee, WI and New Orleans, LA 

You would need around 4,096.32$ in New Orleans, LA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,200.00$ in Milwaukee, WI (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New Orleans, LA are 18.44% higher than in Milwaukee, WI
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Orleans, LA are 28.01% higher than in Milwaukee, WI
Rent Prices in New Orleans, LA are 50.56% higher than in Milwaukee, WI
Restaurant Prices in New Orleans, LA are 5.60% higher than in Milwaukee, WI
Groceries Prices in New Orleans, LA are 28.74% higher than in Milwaukee, WI
Local Purchasing Power in New Orleans, LA is 12.87% lower than in Milwaukee, WI

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  Milwaukee, WI  New Orleans, LA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     10.00 $      -9.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $     50.00 $      +25.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     7.54 $      +18.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.50 $      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.25 $      -15.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 $     3.70 $      +1.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     1.43 $      -3.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 $     1.27 $      +7.37 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.15 $      +22.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.19 $     2.24 $      +2.42 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.38 $     3.00 $      +25.95 %
Eggs (12) 1.98 $     2.58 $      +30.30 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.37 $     9.33 $      -0.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.67 $     8.20 $      +75.52 %
Apples (1kg) 2.35 $     4.00 $      +70.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.12 $     4.00 $      +88.24 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.07 $     2.80 $      +35.11 %
Potato (1kg) 1.80 $     2.50 $      +38.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.30 $     1.74 $      +34.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.74 $      +1.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.50 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.75 $      +22.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.83 $     5.25 $      -10.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.55 $     5.00 $      -33.77 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.25 $      -44.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     55.00 $      -14.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     2.50 $      +25.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     1.12 $      -43.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     38.00 $      +26.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.90 $      -7.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,299.50 $     24,000.00 $      +80.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.31 $     252.50 $      +70.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.10 $      +0.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.75 $     39.67 $      -0.21 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.50 $     30.00 $      -7.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $     15.00 $      -6.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     10.50 $      +10.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.80 $     47.50 $      +25.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.33 $     30.00 $      -21.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.25 $     77.50 $      -10.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.33 $     95.00 $      -10.66 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 937.50 $     1,066.67 $      +13.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 641.67 $     844.40 $      +31.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,250.00 $     2,250.00 $      +80.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,042.86 $     1,668.75 $      +60.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,540.58 $     2,175.00 $      +41.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 699.83 $     1,244.26 $      +77.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,737.57 $     3,053.50 $      +11.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.08     4.00      -21.31 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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