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Cost of Living Comparison:
Houston, Texas - Bakersfield, California

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A salary of $50,000 in Houston, Texas should increase to $52,493 in Bakersfield, California

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonBakersfield
100=national average

Bakersfield is 5% more expensive than Houston.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 20% more expensive in Bakersfield.

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