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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 8.88% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Orleans, LA are 2.36% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New Orleans, LA are 8.80% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New Orleans, LA are 19.12% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New Orleans, LA are 5.41% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New Orleans, LA is 19.81% 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 45.00 $ 59.00 $      +31.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.25 $      +3.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 4.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.75 $      -20.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $ 3.94 $      -3.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.61 $      -2.93 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 $ 1.24 $      -2.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.76 $ 4.15 $      +50.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.10 $ 2.30 $      +9.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.87 $ 1.26 $      -32.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.50 $ 2.31 $      -7.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.96 $ 6.40 $      +28.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.93 $ 3.78 $      -3.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.48 $ 4.93 $      -9.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 $ 1.64 $      -6.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.60 $      +24.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 $ 2.85 $      +67.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.90 $      +35.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.83 $      -29.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.72 $      -8.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $ 1.62 $      +27.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.56 $      -11.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.23 $ 1.90 $      -14.95 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 3.25 $      +18.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.99 $ 5.80 $      -17.02 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 1.25 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.38 $ 55.00 $      +18.60 %
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) 2.14 $ 2.10 $      -1.66 %
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) 19,884.06 $ 19,191.67 $      -3.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.84 $ 184.27 $      +22.97 %
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) 58.69 $ 60.33 $      +2.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.56 $ 39.12 $      +20.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.67 $ 16.67 $      +13.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 948.82 $ 820.00 $      -13.58 %
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) 39.52 $ 40.08 $      +1.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.65 $ 34.12 $      +4.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.44 $ 74.58 $      +7.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.61 $ 88.00 $      -7.96 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,356.76 $ 1,419.93 $      +4.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 918.08 $ 899.38 $      -2.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,458.46 $ 2,092.86 $      -14.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,581.68 $ 1,346.94 $      -14.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 187.41 $ 263.71 $      +40.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 103.02 $ 86.57 $      -15.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,433.45 $ 2,818.30 $      -17.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.77 3.87      +2.63 %
Last update: January 2018December 2017
Contributors:308113
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD