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Cost of Living Comparison:
Los Angeles, California - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $100,000 in Los Angeles, California could decrease to $61,552 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesLos AngelesHouston
Overall166.2102.3
Food95.584.2
Housing314.1118.4
Utilities11092.8
Transportation102.295.9
Health93.396.5
Miscellaneous91.4100.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 38% cheaper than Los Angeles.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 62% cheaper in Houston.

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