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Cost of Living Comparison:
Memphis, Tennessee - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $60,000 in Memphis, Tennessee should increase to $82,946 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesMemphisHouston
Overall74102.3
Food90.284.2
Housing40.3118.4
Utilities84.592.8
Transportation89.895.9
Health95.496.5
Miscellaneous89.3100.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 38% more expensive than Memphis.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 193% more expensive in Houston.



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