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

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A salary of $130,000 in Houston, Texas should increase to $263,050 in Irvine, California

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonIrvine
Overall102.3207
Food84.2106.3
Housing118.4417.9
Utilities92.8109.6
Transportation95.9113.2
Health96.5108
Miscellaneous100.1104.2
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Irvine is 102% more expensive than Houston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 252% more expensive in Irvine.

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