Calgary vs New Orleans - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary New Orleans
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$2114
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$5166
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$1218
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$2216
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$645
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$3904
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
53
86
😀 Quality of life
91
87
🏙️ Population
1.31M
384K

The cost of living in Calgary is 0.1% less expensive than in New Orleans. Cities ranked 1562nd and 1550th ($2111 vs $2114) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 1382nd in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 1.8 months in New Orleans. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs New Orleans ranked 41st in the United States, while ranked 64th and 188th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs New Orleans

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Calgary New Orleans
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$18.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$76.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$11.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$4.82
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$4.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$3.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$1456
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$933
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$2697
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$1795
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$64.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
6.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$2671
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$2169
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$1.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$46.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$3.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$4.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$3.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$16.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$13.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$5.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$4.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$3.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$1.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$2.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$8.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$5.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$4.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$53.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$13.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$127
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$53.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$91.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$1573
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$10319

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near New Orleans

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Kenner
$2058
46 km or 29 mi Slidell
$1992
46 km or 29 mi Mandeville
$1797
72 km or 45 mi Hammond
$2065
74 km or 46 mi Houma
$1871
109 km or 68 mi Gulfport
$1630
112 km or 70 mi Morgan
$1961
114 km or 71 mi Central
$2001
119 km or 74 mi Baton Rouge
$1956
121 km or 75 mi Biloxi
$1806
154 km or 96 mi Pascagoula
$1847
168 km or 104 mi New Iberia
$2007
168 km or 105 mi Hattiesburg
$1906
189 km or 118 mi Lafayette
$1735
203 km or 126 mi Opelousas
$1884
209 km or 130 mi Prichard
$2009
212 km or 132 mi Mobile
$1973
213 km or 133 mi Laurel
$1899
218 km or 135 mi Natchez
$1928
223 km or 139 mi Daphne
$1999
235 km or 146 mi Foley
$1958
258 km or 160 mi Pearl
$1961
259 km or 161 mi Brandon
$2141
261 km or 162 mi Jackson
$1794
266 km or 166 mi Clinton
$1903
272 km or 169 mi Alexandria
$1761
274 km or 170 mi Ridgeland
$1945
276 km or 171 mi Vicksburg
$1947
278 km or 173 mi Madison
$1970
281 km or 175 mi Pensacola
$1995
299 km or 186 mi Meridian
$1904
303 km or 188 mi Lake Charles
$1929
318 km or 198 mi Sulphur
$1943
336 km or 209 mi Fort Walton Beach
$2061
344 km or 214 mi Monroe
$1538
348 km or 216 mi Crestview
$2033
373 km or 231 mi Port Arthur
$1924
376 km or 234 mi Ruston
$1725
390 km or 243 mi Beaumont
$1771
394 km or 245 mi Greenville
$1969