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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 35.45% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 70.80% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 134.42% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 35.15% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 31.17% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 34.26% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.75 $ 18.00 $      +30.91 %
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) 3.00 $ 6.00 $      +100.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 $ 4.18 $      +8.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.77 $ 1.95 $      +10.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 $ 1.61 $      +25.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.91 $ 3.84 $      +31.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 $ 3.18 $      +30.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.25 $ 2.61 $      +16.24 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 $ 3.31 $      +21.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.76 $ 5.43 $      +13.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.63 $ 4.89 $      +34.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.06 $ 6.08 $      +20.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 $ 2.32 $      +22.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 $ 1.05 $      +86.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 $ 2.24 $      +27.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.57 $ 2.06 $      +30.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.44 $      +15.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 $ 1.33 $      +51.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $ 2.09 $      +51.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 2.29 $      +37.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 $ 2.54 $      +21.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.61 $ 2.67 $      +1.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 13.00 $      +85.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.27 $ 2.75 $      +115.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.62 $ 116.50 $      +139.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 2.50 $      -10.71 %
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) 2.04 $ 2.58 $      +26.20 %
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) 19,409.38 $ 19,930.62 $      +2.69 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.24 $ 125.39 $      -9.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $ 0.11 $      -39.36 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.60 $ 59.28 $      +10.60 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.22 $ 76.85 $      +124.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.83 $ 43.61 $      +159.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 15.00 $      +36.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 876.00 $ 1,894.44 $      +116.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,666.67 $ 24,666.67 $      +32.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $ 53.05 $      +30.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.45 $ 42.86 $      +32.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.78 $ 86.14 $      +21.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.16 $ 119.23 $      +21.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,288.52 $ 3,000.36 $      +132.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 882.34 $ 1,911.46 $      +116.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,366.04 $ 5,959.24 $      +151.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,540.91 $ 3,376.81 $      +119.14 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 185.37 $ 1,104.67 $      +495.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96.87 $ 626.29 $      +546.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,892.50 $ 4,370.93 $      +12.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 3.84      -0.71 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
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Currency: USD