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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA 

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Consumer Prices in New Orleans, LA are 16.90% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Orleans, LA are 8.22% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New Orleans, LA are 5.97% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New Orleans, LA are 13.70% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New Orleans, LA are 21.99% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New Orleans, LA is 29.73% lower than in Houston, TX
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  Houston, TXNew Orleans, LADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $ 20.00 $      +42.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 60.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 7.75 $      +3.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.38 $ 4.00 $      -8.57 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $ 3.94 $      -8.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.55 $      -9.50 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 $ 1.24 $      -3.19 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.90 $ 4.33 $      +49.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.91 $ 2.42 $      +26.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.26 $      -8.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.25 $ 2.17 $      -3.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.51 $ 6.17 $      +36.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.51 $ 3.48 $      -0.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.90 $ 5.14 $      +5.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 $ 1.71 $      +38.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.65 $      +35.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 $ 2.50 $      +65.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 2.31 $      +144.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.97 $      +5.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.81 $      +18.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 $ 1.90 $      +74.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $ 1.55 $      -4.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $ 11.00 $      -12.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 2.78 $      +16.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 4.12 $      +39.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 1.25 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.75 $ 55.00 $      +17.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 3.50 $      +27.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.40 $      +9.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 27.00 $      +12.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.35 $ 2.26 $      -3.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +10.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,961.94 $ 20,000.00 $      +5.47 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.72 $ 182.75 $      +25.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.10 $      -14.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.16 $ 58.89 $      +1.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.11 $ 45.44 $      +37.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.89 $ 15.00 $      +26.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.50 $      +4.55 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 856.00 $ 846.67 $      -1.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,692.31 $ 18,000.00 $      -3.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.41 $ 39.50 $      +2.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.34 $ 31.33 $      -13.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.08 $ 68.57 $      -2.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.62 $ 86.00 $      -8.14 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,349.10 $ 1,456.36 $      +7.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.47 $ 946.79 $      +5.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,458.80 $ 2,181.82 $      -11.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,611.69 $ 1,357.69 $      -15.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 188.58 $ 294.62 $      +56.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 98.50 $ 90.00 $      -8.63 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,461.07 $ 2,632.02 $      -23.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.02 4.29      +6.83 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:31292
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD