Prices in Accra vs Houston - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraHouston
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1760
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4095
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1035
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1661
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$449
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$152
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$4189
🏙️ Population
2.29M
2.2M

The cost of living in Accra is 51% less expensive than in Houston. Cities ranked 5773rd and 671st ($856 vs $1760) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 499th in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 2.4 months in Houston. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Houston ranked 4th in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 7th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Houston

AccraHouston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$51.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$7.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.87
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1197
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$810
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$1957
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$97.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$49.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2388
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1260
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$51.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$16.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$7.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$3.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$2.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$7.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$4.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$36
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$83.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$42.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$923
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$22833

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20 km or 12 miTema
$875
56 km or 35 miKoforidua
$672
134 km or 83 miHo
$632
167 km or 104 miLome
$650
171 km or 106 miKpalime
$602
178 km or 111 miObuasi
$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
191 km or 119 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miKumasi
$597
258 km or 161 miAtakpame
$601
298 km or 185 miAbomey
$586
300 km or 187 miCotonou
$674
325 km or 202 miPorto-Novo
$619
354 km or 220 miSotouboua
$601
387 km or 240 miAbengourou
$842
395 km or 246 miGrand-Bassam
$657
400 km or 249 miSave
$587
403 km or 250 miSokode
$601
408 km or 253 miLagos
$1036
426 km or 265 miAbidjan
$1043
427 km or 265 miAbeokuta
$648
429 km or 267 miTamale
$496
447 km or 278 miAgboville
$840
464 km or 288 miKara
$571
465 km or 289 miDabou
$839
495 km or 308 miIbadan
$932
518 km or 322 miOyo
$706
565 km or 351 miIfe
$628
573 km or 356 miDivo
$841
577 km or 359 miOsogbo
$544
579 km or 359 miYamoussoukro
$1096
583 km or 362 miBouake
$986
614 km or 381 miIlorin
$739
622 km or 387 miAkure
$648
637 km or 396 miAdo Ekiti
$695
638 km or 397 miGagnoa
$839
646 km or 402 miLeo
$768
646 km or 402 miBenin
$858
657 km or 408 miWarri
$617

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22 km or 14 miPasadena
$1768
25 km or 15 miPearland
$1755
25 km or 16 miMissouri
$1751
27 km or 17 miDeer Park
$1747
29 km or 18 miSugar Land
$1500
32 km or 20 miSpring
$1952
33 km or 21 miFriendswood
$1753
35 km or 22 miLa Porte
$1756
40 km or 25 miBaytown
$1797
41 km or 25 miLeague
$1750
42 km or 26 miAlvin
$1753
47 km or 29 miRosenberg
$1750
48 km or 30 miThe Woodlands
$1768
59 km or 37 miTexas
$1761
62 km or 38 miConroe
$1616
76 km or 47 miGalveston
$1658
81 km or 50 miLake Jackson
$1751
108 km or 67 miHuntsville
$1457
126 km or 78 miBeaumont
$1589
129 km or 80 miCollege Station
$1421
138 km or 86 miBryan
$1760
140 km or 87 miPort Arthur
$1757
186 km or 115 miLufkin
$1762
188 km or 117 miVictoria
$1667
203 km or 126 miSulphur
$1743
215 km or 134 miLake Charles
$1501
217 km or 135 miNacogdoches
$1219
229 km or 142 miPflugerville
$1751
234 km or 145 miAustin
$1964
236 km or 146 miRound Rock
$1614
239 km or 149 miTemple
$1482
242 km or 150 miKyle
$1744
242 km or 150 miGeorgetown
$1755
247 km or 153 miSan Marcos
$1666
249 km or 155 miCedar Park
$1750
250 km or 156 miSeguin
$1744
254 km or 158 miLeander
$1728
261 km or 162 miWaco
$1349
262 km or 163 miHarker Heights
$1746
264 km or 164 miNew Braunfels
$1553