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

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A salary of $70,000 in Houston, Texas should increase to $86,696 in Austin, Nevada

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonAustin
Overall102.3126.7
Food84.2102.6
Housing118.4173.6
Utilities92.892.2
Transportation95.9105.6
Health96.5113.9
Miscellaneous100.1105.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Austin is 24% more expensive than Houston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 46% more expensive in Austin.

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