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Cost of Living Comparison:
Austin, Texas - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $52,000 in Austin, Texas could decrease to $45,312 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesAustinHouston
Overall117.4102.3
Food89.184.2
Housing161.1118.4
Utilities91.392.8
Transportation100.795.9
Health101.196.5
Miscellaneous98.9100.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 13% cheaper than Austin.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 26% cheaper in Houston.

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