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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Cuenca 

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Consumer Prices in Cuenca are 41.58% lower than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cuenca are 53.89% lower than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Cuenca are 73.90% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Cuenca are 66.22% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Cuenca are 41.14% lower than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Cuenca is 76.06% lower than in Houston, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 3.50 $      -76.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 20.00 $      -66.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.38 $ 5.25 $      -28.81 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 1.50 $      -70.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 2.75 $      -54.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 $ 2.00 $      -55.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 0.71 $      -64.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 0.45 $      -73.43 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.93 $ 3.72 $      +26.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.13 $      -44.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.54 $      -63.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 $ 1.79 $      -16.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.94 $ 2.21 $      -43.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.31 $ 2.19 $      -33.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.41 $ 2.41 $      -45.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 $ 0.76 $      -50.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.46 $      -27.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $ 0.45 $      -68.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.40 $      -57.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.45 $      -50.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.39 $      -48.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.18 $ 0.70 $      -40.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $ 1.00 $      -35.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 11.00 $      -18.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 $ 1.18 $      -52.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 1.98 $      -29.33 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 5.50 $      -21.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $ 0.30 $      -76.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.25 $ 15.00 $      -69.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.77 $ 1.25 $      -54.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.01 $      -19.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 10.00 $      -58.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.43 $ 1.67 $      -31.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,922.50 $ 30,000.00 $      +36.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,979.44 $ 29,750.00 $      +41.81 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 134.93 $ 40.00 $      -70.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.15 $      +2.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.71 $ 37.55 $      -38.14 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.28 $ 35.25 $      -5.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.29 $ 6.33 $      -43.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $ 6.00 $      -42.86 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 880.62 $ 323.64 $      -63.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,666.67 $ 2,912.00 $      -85.91 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.41 $ 57.00 $      +37.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.07 $ 57.14 $      +54.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.42 $ 100.00 $      +48.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.17 $ 73.00 $      -24.87 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,397.83 $ 370.56 $      -73.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 943.59 $ 270.67 $      -71.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,452.05 $ 588.89 $      -75.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,686.77 $ 461.50 $      -72.64 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 209.10 $ 113.68 $      -45.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 106.31 $ 95.95 $      -9.74 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,869.60 $ 427.22 $      -88.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.12 9.95      +141.61 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:36679
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD