Calgary vs New Orleans - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary New Orleans
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1898
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$4485
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$1107
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1986
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$545
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$94
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$3651
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
54
86
😀 Quality of life
93
87
🏙️ Population
1.24M
379K

The cost of living in Calgary is 0.9% less expensive than in New Orleans. Cities ranked 1847th and 1803rd ($1881 vs $1898) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1670th 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 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.9 months in New Orleans. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs New Orleans ranked 45th in the United States, while ranked 48th and 171st 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
$17.1
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$62.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$4.43
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$4.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$1.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$1224
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$852
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$2195
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$63.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$5024
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$2043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$48.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$3.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$3.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$4.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$4.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$7.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$4.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$21.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$51
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$781
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$13249

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near New Orleans

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Kenner
$1937
46 km or 29 mi Slidell
$1894
46 km or 29 mi Mandeville
$1902
72 km or 45 mi Hammond
$1668
74 km or 46 mi Houma
$1948
109 km or 68 mi Gulfport
$1508
112 km or 70 mi Morgan
$1461
114 km or 71 mi Central
$1939
119 km or 74 mi Baton Rouge
$1834
121 km or 75 mi Biloxi
$1498
154 km or 96 mi Pascagoula
$1948
168 km or 104 mi New Iberia
$1881
168 km or 105 mi Hattiesburg
$1573
189 km or 118 mi Lafayette
$1683
203 km or 126 mi Opelousas
$1942
209 km or 130 mi Prichard
$1933
212 km or 132 mi Mobile
$1511
213 km or 133 mi Laurel
$1992
218 km or 135 mi Natchez
$1936
223 km or 139 mi Daphne
$1939
235 km or 146 mi Foley
$1938
258 km or 160 mi Pearl
$1947
259 km or 161 mi Brandon
$2036
261 km or 162 mi Jackson
$1502
266 km or 166 mi Clinton
$1945
272 km or 169 mi Alexandria
$2082
274 km or 170 mi Ridgeland
$1941
276 km or 171 mi Vicksburg
$1935
278 km or 173 mi Madison
$1937
281 km or 175 mi Pensacola
$1735
299 km or 186 mi Meridian
$1998
303 km or 188 mi Lake Charles
$1702
318 km or 198 mi Sulphur
$1938
336 km or 209 mi Fort Walton Beach
$1902
344 km or 214 mi Monroe
$1878
348 km or 216 mi Crestview
$1737
373 km or 231 mi Port Arthur
$1943
376 km or 234 mi Ruston
$1946
390 km or 243 mi Beaumont
$1878
394 km or 245 mi Greenville
$1953