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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 33.79% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 65.32% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 120.19% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 36.07% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 28.62% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 31.43% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 20.00 $      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 75.00 $      +50.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.48 $ 6.50 $      +87.05 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 8.00 $      +60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 $ 4.21 $      +3.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 1.96 $      +10.24 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 $ 1.55 $      +21.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.85 $ 3.94 $      +38.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $ 2.96 $      +31.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 3.23 $      +51.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.67 $ 2.91 $      +9.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.17 $ 5.48 $      +6.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.13 $ 4.78 $      +15.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $ 6.11 $      +4.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 $ 2.43 $      +33.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 1.08 $      +101.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.11 $      +27.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 $ 2.13 $      +39.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.31 $      +9.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 $ 1.37 $      +63.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 2.15 $      +52.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 2.27 $      +28.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $ 2.58 $      +18.63 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.72 $ 2.75 $      +1.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.00 $      +85.85 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.27 $ 2.75 $      +115.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.38 $ 121.00 $      +160.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 2.50 $      +13.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 30.00 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 2.61 $      +25.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      +15.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,383.73 $ 19,939.87 $      +2.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.03 $ 126.45 $      -14.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.11 $      -36.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.80 $ 58.53 $      +3.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.06 $ 72.04 $      +105.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.86 $ 42.00 $      +182.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 933.08 $ 1,727.78 $      +85.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,166.67 $ 27,375.00 $      +35.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.87 $ 53.78 $      +34.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.16 $ 41.66 $      +33.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.10 $ 88.45 $      +22.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.33 $ 112.63 $      +14.54 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,377.68 $ 3,049.63 $      +121.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 924.76 $ 1,866.55 $      +101.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,535.20 $ 5,879.64 $      +131.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,578.89 $ 3,332.54 $      +111.07 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 183.99 $ 1,181.31 $      +542.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 98.57 $ 644.09 $      +553.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,072.57 $ 4,616.22 $      +13.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.80 3.83      +0.69 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:315554
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD