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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$359,000
Neighbourhood: Brentwood
2
Beds
2
Baths
654
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023756
MLS®
Spectacular views and location! Super bright unit filled with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling wall of windows, offering amazing city skyline view on one side and mountain views on the other....
$449,900
Neighbourhood: Auburn Bay
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,056
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023245
MLS®
Come take a look at this ideal starter home! This beautiful semi-detached home is situated on a charming street in the desirable Auburn Bay community! Perfect for any young family, close to the...
$279,900
Neighbourhood: Millrise
2
Beds
2
Baths
871
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023777
MLS®
TOP FLOOR SUNNY CONDO WITH COURTYARD VIEWS! **CONDO FEES INCLUDE ALL UTILITIES** Incredible opportunity to own a two bedroom, executive style condo in the heart of Millrise. Beautiful design inside...
$1,049,900
Neighbourhood: Cranston
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,465
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023725
MLS®
Welcome Home to the tranquil and beautiful Riverstone of Cranston, where nature and city converge! Located on a premier corner lot, this bespoke luxury home has extensive upgrades, boasting over...
$319,900
Neighbourhood: Garrison Woods
1
Beds
1
Baths
698
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023760
MLS®
Comfortable main floor one bedroom unit with sunny east facing balcony (complete with natural gas outlet & BBQ), located in the Courtyards of Garrison Woods! This unit offers wood-like vinyl & tile...
$749,900
Neighbourhood: Bowness
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,030
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023751
MLS®
Welcome to this gorgeous 2-storey home in Bowness! Upon entry, you are immediately wowed by the open floor plan and beautiful maintenance-free vinyl flooring. The stunning kitchen features a large...
$525,000
Neighbourhood: Beltline
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,015
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023702
MLS®
Live in elegance; in this gorgeous Beltline loft. A premium example of apartment living, fit for a couple or a Gatsby of our time. The open concept floorplan features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and...
$899,999
Neighbourhood: Evanston
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,620
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023782
MLS®
custom-built home with all the bells and whistles, featuring 5 BEDROOMS & 3.5 BATHROOMS. Meticulously designed with fine attention to detail and pristine finishing's. On entering the main floor,...
$1,937,500
Neighbourhood: Upper Mount Royal
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,095
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023783
MLS®
Welcome to this executive estate residence located in the highly regarded community of Upper Mount Royal. With over 5,000sf of total living space, this modern contemporary home features 4 bedrooms, 3...
$635,000
Neighbourhood: University District
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,333
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023099
MLS®
Dean's Landing at University District is the development you have been waiting for. A superior built property with a luxurious finish and premier location. The 'Bergen' is a thoughtfully planned...
Open 2/11
2543 Chicoutimi Dr NW Calgary,  AB T2L 0W4
$1,699,999
Neighbourhood: Charleswood
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,386
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023452
MLS®
*Open House Saturday and Sunday Feb 11/12 1-4pm* Only once in a lifetime do you get the opportunity to experience living in a custom-build unique family estate home that combines opulence and...
$345,000
Neighbourhood: Downtown Commercial Core
1
Beds
1
Baths
558
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A2023691
MLS®
SELLER IS WILLING TO OFFER FINANCING (better than lenders)-inquire for more details. Live your dream life in style in a condo nestled in the heart of the sophistication and energy that is downtown...

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