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Cost of Living Comparison:
Columbia, Maryland - Austin, Texas

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A salary of $153,000 in Columbia, Maryland could decrease to $142,219 in Austin, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesColumbiaAustin
Overall126.3117.4
Food110.589.1
Housing178.8161.1
Utilities103.791.3
Transportation101.1100.7
Health97.8101.1
Miscellaneous9798.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Austin is 7% cheaper than Columbia.
Food is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Food is 19% cheaper in Austin.

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