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

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Consumer Prices in New Orleans, LA are 6.34% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Orleans, LA are 0.45% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New Orleans, LA are 9.77% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New Orleans, LA are 17.15% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New Orleans, LA are 2.19% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New Orleans, LA is 32.28% lower than in Houston, TX
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  Houston, TXNew Orleans, LADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $ 17.50 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 57.00 $      +26.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.50 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.25 $      -18.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.75 $      -5.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $ 3.85 $      -2.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.67 $      -2.83 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 $ 1.19 $      -6.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.82 $ 4.09 $      +45.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.20 $ 2.18 $      -1.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 $ 1.26 $      -34.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $ 2.34 $      -8.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.11 $ 6.50 $      +27.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $ 3.78 $      +0.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.84 $ 4.93 $      -15.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.69 $      -7.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.60 $      +11.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 $ 2.85 $      +63.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.49 $ 1.76 $      +17.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.95 $      -22.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.72 $      -12.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.40 $ 1.49 $      +6.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $ 1.56 $      -14.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $ 2.00 $      -8.91 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.76 $ 3.33 $      +20.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 5.62 $      -19.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.35 $ 1.25 $      -7.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.50 $ 55.00 $      +20.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.50 $      +16.67 %
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) 2.11 $ 2.08 $      -1.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 21,425.00 $      +7.12 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,202.65 $ 19,191.67 $      -0.06 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.10 $ 184.78 $      +16.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.10 $      -40.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.55 $ 59.29 $      +1.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $ 39.12 $      +16.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.86 $ 16.67 $      +12.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 908.67 $ 820.00 $      -9.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $      -10.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.78 $ 40.92 $      +0.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.56 $ 33.50 $      -0.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.51 $ 75.00 $      +6.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.65 $ 91.36 $      -6.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,378.69 $ 1,407.14 $      +2.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 920.55 $ 835.00 $      -9.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,485.55 $ 2,120.00 $      -14.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,551.92 $ 1,355.59 $      -12.65 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 183.36 $ 253.69 $      +38.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 101.38 $ 86.22 $      -14.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,180.54 $ 2,843.95 $      -31.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.83 3.87      +1.13 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:317116
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD