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Cost of Living Comparison:
Houston, Texas - Jackson, Mississippi

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A salary of $96,800 in Houston, Texas could decrease to $69,643 in Jackson, Mississippi

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonJackson
Overall102.373.6
Food84.287.8
Housing118.431.3
Utilities92.8107.3
Transportation95.996
Health96.592.4
Miscellaneous100.193
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Jackson is 28% cheaper than Houston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 73% cheaper in Jackson.

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