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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$669,900
Neighbourhood: Silverado
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,577
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1240168
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INCREDIBLY UNIQUE FLOOR PLAN in this ELEGANT CUSTOM BUILT BI-LEVEL WITH WALK-OUT BASEMENT. TOTAL OF 4 bedrooms; 3 bathrooms; 2 FIRELACES. SENSATIONAL VAULTED CEILINGS at the entryway (17') and LIVING...
$490,000
Neighbourhood: Bowness
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,004
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246708
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Immaculate, fully renovated, beautifully designed bungalow in Bowness. Completely redone, this stunning home is located in a superb location within walking distance to schools, shopping, transit,...
$514,900
Neighbourhood: Montgomery
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,151
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246680
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Perfectly located and stylishly designed is this brand-new offering in beautiful Mongomery built by Green Cedar Homes. Offering over 1200 sq ft of luxurious finishing, this stunning design is...
$415,000
Neighbourhood: Marlborough
3
Beds
2
Baths
909
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246473
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Welcome home! A beautiful 3 bedroom bilevel on a quiet cul-de-sac in the established community of Marlborough. Enter and be greeted with beautiful. The formal entrance leads up to the open living...
$549,990
Neighbourhood: Winston Heights/Mountview
3
Beds
2
Baths
840
Sq.Ft.
1949
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246734
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Investors, builder and first-time buyer take note .46' x 110' R-C2 lot. Brand new basement suite 2013,Newer Lux window in the basement bedroom 2013, Remodelled and improved upstairs kitchen 2010New...
$778,000
Neighbourhood: Spruce Cliff
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,912
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246352
MLS®
Lovely home located in the beautiful Spruce Cliff location, minutes from downtown Calgary! This home offers wide, quiet residential streets, easy access to LRT, shops, bike paths, parks and golf...
$968,000
Neighbourhood: Collingwood
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,660
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246668
MLS®
WELCOME HOME! Located in the heart of beautiful Collingwood, next to multiple shopping centres, schools, public transit, and the University of Calgary. This home offers 2748 SQ FT of living space and...
$268,900
Neighbourhood: Auburn Bay
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,170
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246366
MLS®
Live, work and play in Auburn Bay! This bungalow-style garden suite townhome located in the Zen at Auburn Bay offers the best of everything. Five-minute walk to the lake? Check! Five-minute walk to...
$469,900
Neighbourhood: Sage Hill
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,219
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246418
MLS®
Extremely well-maintained and beautiful designed detached home ideally situated just around the corner from the "Pirate Playground" and just a short walk to the scenic ponds that this family-oriented...
$223,000
Neighbourhood: Mckenzie Towne
2
Beds
2
Baths
849
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1245966
MLS®
Incredible two-bedroom 2 bathroom apartment with underground heated parking in the sought after community of McKenzie town. Laminate flooring has been recently installed throughout the kitchen,...
$649,900
Neighbourhood: Rosscarrock
4
Beds
2
Baths
942
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1246365
MLS®
Walk or bike to everywhere you need to be within minutes including 45 St LRT Station, Westbrook Mall, downtown & 3 schools! 45 x 125 lot located on a beautiful tree lined street. Many updates over...
$239,900
Neighbourhood: Saddle Ridge
2
Beds
2
Baths
755
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
1
Day on Site
A1226062
MLS®
Welcome to ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR FLOOR PLAN MAIN FLOOR UNIT WITH Bright & Modern OPEN CONCEPT FLOOR PLAN + 2 LARGE BEDROOMS Including MASTER BR WITH ENSUITE & WALK IN CLOSET + 2 FULL WASHROOMS +...

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