Houston vs Manaus - Cost of Living Comparison

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Houston Manaus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2221
$859
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5469
$2058
🏠 One person rent
$1319
$407
🏘️ Family rent
$2448
$683
🍽️ Food expenses
$557
$275
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4662
$532
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
100
23
😀 Quality of life
92
55
🏙️ Population
2.3M
2.26M

The cost of living in Houston is 159% more expensive than in Manaus. Cities ranked 1234th and 6183rd ($2221 vs $859) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1107th and 11th in the United States and Brazil, respectively. Check the United States vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Houston compared to 0.6 months in Manaus. Houston ranked 11th best city to live in the United States vs Manaus ranked 14th in Brazil, while ranked 86th and 5964th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Houston vs Manaus

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Houston Manaus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
$5.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$72
$26.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.98
$7.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.63
$2.38
 Cappuccino
$5.34
$2.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.46
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1372
$499
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1066
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3100
$691
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1960
$494
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$81.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$128
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.9
$21.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.74%
9.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4081
$1617
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3710
$960
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.26
$0.9
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$63.9
$41.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.5
$6.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.8
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.06
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.95
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$4.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$7.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.56
$2.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$2.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$1.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.14
$1.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$9.04
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.31
$2.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.05
$4.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.42
$3.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.96
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.04
$0.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.1
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.9
$6.75
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$35.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.1
$7.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$60.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1282
$389
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$23011
$5190

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Cities near Houston

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 14 mi Pasadena
$2141
25 km or 15 mi Pearland
$2118
25 km or 16 mi Missouri
$2128
27 km or 17 mi Deer Park
$2132
29 km or 18 mi Sugar Land
$2148
32 km or 20 mi Spring
$2126
33 km or 21 mi Friendswood
$2107
35 km or 22 mi La Porte
$2115
40 km or 25 mi Baytown
$2123
41 km or 25 mi League
$2125
42 km or 26 mi Alvin
$2055
47 km or 29 mi Rosenberg
$2136
48 km or 30 mi The Woodlands
$2737
59 km or 37 mi Texas City
$2023
62 km or 38 mi Conroe
$1801
76 km or 47 mi Galveston
$1919
81 km or 50 mi Lake Jackson
$2080
108 km or 67 mi Huntsville
$1988
126 km or 78 mi Beaumont
$1694
129 km or 80 mi College Station
$1829
138 km or 86 mi Bryan
$1925
140 km or 87 mi Port Arthur
$1879
186 km or 115 mi Lufkin
$1778
188 km or 117 mi Victoria
$2220
203 km or 126 mi Sulphur
$1975
215 km or 134 mi Lake Charles
$1915
217 km or 135 mi Nacogdoches
$1445
229 km or 142 mi Pflugerville
$2179
234 km or 145 mi Austin
$2590
236 km or 146 mi Round Rock
$2095
239 km or 149 mi Temple
$2066
242 km or 150 mi Kyle
$2150
242 km or 150 mi Georgetown
$2146
247 km or 153 mi San Marcos
$2093
249 km or 155 mi Cedar Park
$2191
250 km or 156 mi Seguin
$2146
254 km or 158 mi Leander
$2190
261 km or 162 mi Waco
$2071
262 km or 163 mi Harker Heights
$1989
264 km or 164 mi New Braunfels
$2175

Cities near Manaus

Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$761
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$761
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$764
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$759
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$774
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$771
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$772
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$634
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$627
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$683
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$668
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$634
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$618
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$631
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$631
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$933
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$562
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$574
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$870
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$605
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$633
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$921
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$743
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$635
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$928
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$896
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$636
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$761
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1248
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$617
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1490
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$694
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1528
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$577
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$760
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$695
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$860
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$868
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$824
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$556