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

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A salary of $50,000 in Houston, Texas should increase to $62,023 in Austin, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonAustin
Overall105130
Food9389
Housing94185
Median Home Cost$175,700$346,500
Utilities9799
Transportation141131
Health9492
Miscellaneous100100
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Austin is 24% more expensive than Houston.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 97% more expensive in Austin.

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