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Cost of Living Comparison:
Houston, Texas - Richmond, Virginia

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A salary of $60,000 in Houston, Texas could decrease to $57,185 in Richmond, Virginia

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonRichmond
Overall102.397.5
Food84.2101.1
Housing118.484
Utilities92.8107.4
Transportation95.9100.8
Health96.5109.7
Miscellaneous100.1105.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Richmond is 5% cheaper than Houston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 29% cheaper in Richmond.

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