Cost of Living Comparison Between Honolulu, HI and Houston, TX 

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Cost of Living in Houston, TX is 26.4% lower than in Honolulu, HI (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Houston, TX is 26.7% lower than in Honolulu, HI
Rent Prices in Houston, TX are 27.2% lower than in Honolulu, HI
Restaurant Prices in Houston, TX are 22.2% lower than in Honolulu, HI
Groceries Prices in Houston, TX are 35.2% lower than in Honolulu, HI
Local Purchasing Power in Houston, TX is 70.1% higher than in Honolulu, HI
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Restaurants
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.75 $      -21.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 $ 71.39 $      -16.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.50 $ 9.12 $      -32.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.00 $      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 $ 7.00 $      -41.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.25 $ 5.21 $      -16.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 $ 2.39 $      -20.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 1.85 $      -26.1 %
Markets
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.70 $ 3.44 $      -55.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.02 $ 2.75 $      -54.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.70 $ 1.45 $      -46.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.62 $ 3.49 $      -47.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.92 $ 5.75 $      -35.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.08 $ 5.03 $      -17.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.60 $ 7.34 $      -14.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.07 $      -22.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.68 $ 0.60 $      -64.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.81 $ 1.62 $      -42.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.41 $ 1.27 $      -62.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.09 $ 1.27 $      -39.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.07 $      -46.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.98 $ 1.76 $      -55.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 $ 2.31 $      -12.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 $ 15.00 $      -3.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $ 1.86 $      -4.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $ 3.40 $      -4.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $ 9.00 $      -25.0 %
Transportation
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 1.25 $      -58.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 75.00 $      -6.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 4.25 $      +21.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.20 $ 3.00 $      -28.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.80 $ 30.00 $      -33.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.85 $ 3.10 $      -36.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,265.95 $ 36,278.39 $      +2.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,977.77 $ 26,651.29 $      +6.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 284.47 $ 196.63 $      -30.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.44 $ 57.63 $      +9.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.06 $ 69.12 $      +0.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.27 $ 39.40 $      -33.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.00 $ 13.00 $      -53.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.0 %
Childcare
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,375.00 $ 1,367.18 $      -0.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      -23.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.14 $ 48.82 $      +3.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.33 $ 44.89 $      -15.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.00 $ 100.81 $      +0.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.67 $ 132.53 $      +18.7 %
Rent Per Month
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,167.62 $ 1,585.21 $      -26.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,706.67 $ 1,179.90 $      -30.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,815.38 $ 3,183.09 $      -16.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,333.33 $ 2,077.58 $      -37.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 756.66 $ 268.34 $      -64.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 753.99 $ 173.01 $      -77.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Honolulu, HI Edit Houston, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,811.11 $ 4,753.71 $      +24.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.66 6.60      -1.0 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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