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Cost of Living Comparison:
Albany, New York - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $85,000 in Albany, New York should increase to $86,265 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesAlbanyHouston
Overall100.8102.3
Food103.184.2
Housing86.4118.4
Utilities95.892.8
Transportation110.695.9
Health100.496.5
Miscellaneous113100.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 1% more expensive than Albany.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 37% more expensive in Houston.

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