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Cost of Living Comparison:
Austin, Texas - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $52,000 in Austin, Texas could decrease to $45,312 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesAustinHouston
Overall117102
Food8984
Housing161118
Median Home Cost$346,500$175,700
Utilities9193
Transportation10196
Health10197
Miscellaneous99100
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Houston is 13% cheaper than Austin.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 49% cheaper in Houston.

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