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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 7.25% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Orleans, LA are 1.18% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New Orleans, LA are 9.41% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New Orleans, LA are 10.62% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New Orleans, LA are 5.65% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New Orleans, LA is 29.27% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 17.50 $      +16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 57.00 $      +14.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 7.50 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.45 $ 3.25 $      -5.80 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 $ 3.79 $      -6.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.77 $ 1.67 $      -5.87 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.29 $ 1.19 $      -7.47 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.82 $ 4.15 $      +47.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $ 2.47 $      +9.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.41 $      -33.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.64 $ 2.62 $      -0.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.95 $ 5.75 $      +16.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.08 $ 3.80 $      -6.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $ 5.58 $      -4.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.69 $      -6.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.67 $      +24.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.85 $      +72.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.76 $      +15.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.13 $      -6.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.93 $      +10.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 1.59 $      +12.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.84 $      +4.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 2.17 $      +0.01 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.72 $ 3.25 $      +19.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 5.92 $      -15.36 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.35 $ 1.25 $      -7.41 %
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) 2.07 $ 2.06 $      -0.50 %
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) 19,383.73 $ 19,191.67 $      -0.99 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.43 $ 184.78 $      +23.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.10 $      -40.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.04 $ 61.67 $      +8.11 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.17 $ 37.73 $      +7.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.86 $ 17.50 $      +17.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 919.17 $ 820.00 $      -10.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,166.67 $ 18,000.00 $      -10.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.87 $ 40.92 $      +2.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.53 $ 36.30 $      +15.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.04 $ 75.00 $      +5.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.08 $ 91.36 $      -6.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,376.20 $ 1,420.83 $      +3.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 919.64 $ 842.14 $      -8.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,519.41 $ 2,164.29 $      -14.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,578.89 $ 1,365.31 $      -13.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 183.99 $ 252.23 $      +37.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 98.57 $ 81.37 $      -17.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,072.57 $ 2,914.28 $      -28.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.80 3.87      +1.82 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:309115
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD