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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and New York, NY Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 37.54% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 70.46% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 130.24% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 30.94% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 39.49% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 37.17% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 18.00 $      +20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 80.00 $      +45.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 6.00 $      +100.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 7.75 $      +72.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.87 $ 4.26 $      +10.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 1.99 $      +11.13 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 $ 1.61 $      +28.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 4.06 $      +33.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $ 3.30 $      +33.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.08 $ 2.72 $      +30.98 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 $ 3.50 $      +28.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.21 $ 5.51 $      +30.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.69 $ 5.19 $      +40.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.80 $ 6.16 $      +28.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $ 2.65 $      +41.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 1.20 $      +87.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.92 $ 2.57 $      +33.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $ 2.31 $      +35.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.23 $ 1.53 $      +24.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.44 $      +57.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 $ 2.08 $      +67.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.57 $ 2.21 $      +41.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $ 2.50 $      +26.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.54 $ 2.67 $      +5.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.00 $      +85.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 2.75 $      +120.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.50 $ 116.50 $      +156.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 $ 2.50 $      -13.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.70 $      +22.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.97 $ 2.53 $      +28.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +12.20 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,804.85 $ 20,236.18 $      +7.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.23 $ 134.11 $      +1.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $ 0.11 $      -47.11 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.20 $ 55.82 $      +9.02 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.26 $ 73.54 $      +102.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.58 $ 35.53 $      +128.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 750.00 $ 1,888.89 $      +151.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 18,666.67 $      +3.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.18 $ 52.58 $      +27.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.33 $ 40.25 $      +17.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.31 $ 84.52 $      +15.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.43 $ 116.82 $      +17.50 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,298.45 $ 2,914.67 $      +124.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 895.30 $ 1,833.90 $      +104.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,377.22 $ 5,880.53 $      +147.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,509.52 $ 3,370.42 $      +123.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 171.51 $ 1,188.96 $      +593.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 93.65 $ 671.99 $      +617.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,765.11 $ 4,032.28 $      +7.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.80 3.89      +2.47 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:304531
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD