Cost of Living in Calgary Compared to Vancouver, BC

Calgary, Alberta is home to more than 1.3 million people. Calgary has been ranked as the #1 most Liveable City in North America and the 5th most liveable city in the world. Calgary has the highest head office concentration per capita in Canada and is the #1 most cost-competitive city for research and development operations. Calgary is among the top 10 global cities for family friendliness.


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Cost of Living

You would need only ~$5,500 in Calgary, Alberta in order to maintain the same standard of life that you would have with ~$6,500 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The cost of living can be broken down to several categories:
Consumer Prives (0.67% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Restaurant Prices (0.20% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Grocery Prices (7.79% Lower in Calgary than Vancouver)
Local Purchasing Power (22.94% Higher in Calgary than in Vancouver)

Source: Numbeo.com

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Calgary Attractions

Known for hosting the Calgary Stampede, “the greatest outdoor show on Earth," Calgary, is also home to the famous Canada Olympic Park (COP) and the Calgary tower. Just a short drive to Canada’s Rocky Mountains, and many spectacular sights and hiking trails such as Johnsons Canyon and Grassi Lake. As well as toursit town, Banff, complete with an large array of shopping, resturants, and the relaxing Banff hot springs.

Calgary offers over 20,000 acres of parkland through the city, including Fish Creek Provincial Park, Nose Hill, and Bowness Park. Calgary is home to many family friendly and educational attractions include the Calgary ZooHeritage ParkGlenbow Museum, and Calaway Park. For adults Calgary’s 17th Avenue strip, Calgary's Retail & Enterainment District is complete with many bars and entertainment venues. Entertainment for everyone!

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$950,000
Subdivision: Capitol Hill
1
Beds
1
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1,996
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1117100
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Amazing custom built home situated on a quiet street with south backing yard! Completely open floor plan on the main, featuring a rare circular staircase with open risers. Kitchen offers plenty of...
$399,900
Condo: Mosaic Of Aspen Hills
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,112
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1098970
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Located in Aspen Woods, the Mosaics of Aspen Hills is a most desirable community. This lovely townhouse off Main Street backs onto an inner courtyard and faces a green belt with an open view. The...
$483,000
Subdivision: Riverbend
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,330
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1119064
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Situated on a quiet street, the beauty of this tranquil, pristine 4-level split will captivate you! Tastefully renovated inside & out - a true hidden jewel! The moment you step inside, you will be...
$467,000
Subdivision: Woodbine
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,214
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1101762
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WONDERFUL WOODBINE FAMILY HOME nestled on a quiet street. This home features a large open floor plan with VAULTED CEILINGS, completely RENOVATED EN-SUITE and plenty of space for your family to grow...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,353
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1115373
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Welcome to this gorgeous villa in Shannon Estates which has it all! Upon entering, you are greeted by upgraded laminate flooring and a cozy 3-sided gas fireplace that is shared between the large,...
$818,000
Subdivision: Christie Park
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,345
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1117875
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LOCATION! LOCATION! ... LIFESTYLE! Prime Luxury CHRISTIE ESTATES executive home on 3500sf of elegant living space with three developed levels, featuring FOUR bedrooms up, a fully developed (2015)...
$389,500
Subdivision: Cornerstone
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,450
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1112508
MLS ®
Welcome to an exciting opportunity to live and own a decent and beautiful Semi Detached home in the ever growing community of Cornerstone. The home was built in 2018 by Morrison Homes modified LOLA...
$279,900
Subdivision: Falconridge
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
870
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1116819
MLS ®
| New Roof Shingles | Separate Entry | Private Backyard | This income generating bi-level features over 1,600 sqft of developed living space, has two kitchens, separate laundry up and down, and a...
$940,000
Subdivision: Discovery Ridge
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,552
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1119578
MLS ®
To learn more about this property, click the More Information button below. Welcome home to the beautiful neighbourhood of Discovery Ridge. This stunning, spacious home has 3602sqft of living space....
$369,800
Subdivision: Saddle Ridge
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,141
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1113323
MLS ®
Beautiful 2 storey with double attached garage in excellent condition. 3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Very bright and open plan. Bright oak kitchen with breakfast eating bar open to large eating area...
$800,000
Subdivision: West Springs
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,601
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1118048
MLS ®
Welcome to 11 West Cedar Place SW located in the safe, family-oriented neighborhood of West Springs. Notice the shining hardwood floors as you enter the home, flowing into the bright formal living...
$1,199,000
Subdivision: Kelvin Grove
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,016
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1106964
MLS ®
Prime Location, Exceptional Square Footage, lovely 5 bedroom 3.5 bath executive home! This beautiful property offers fantastic square footage and an exception layout for...

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