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Cost of Living in Hamilton

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 59.17
Rent Index: 23.89
Groceries Index: 53.40
Restaurants Index: 58.73
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 42.53
Local Purchasing Power: 143.63
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$ 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$ 45.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 C$ 8.00-11.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 C$ 4.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 5.00-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 C$ 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 C$ 1.29-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.68 C$ 1.25-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.12 C$ 3.97-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.29 C$ 1.81-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 C$ 1.13-1.49
Eggs (12) 3.02 C$ 2.49-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.57 C$ 4.08-9.06
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.83 C$ 4.00-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.72 C$ 4.00-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 C$ 1.00-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 C$ 0.59-0.71
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 C$ 0.91-1.25
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 C$ 0.79-1.99
Potato (1 lb) 0.47 C$ 0.45-0.50
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 C$ 0.45-0.75
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 C$ 1.00-2.49
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 C$ 1.25-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 C$ 1.50-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 C$ 1.75-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.25 C$ 10.00-12.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$ 2.55-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 94.60 C$ 87.00-95.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 C$ 3.90-4.30
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 C$ 2.90-2.90
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.80 C$ 20.00-33.60
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.84 C$ 3.60-4.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 C$ 20,000.00-29,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,166.67 C$ 17,000.00-23,500.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.42 C$ 65.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 C$ 0.15-0.30
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.22 C$ 40.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00 C$ 45.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 C$ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 12.00-15.99
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.75 C$ 30.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.00 C$ 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.00 C$ 75.00-125.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.38 C$ 85.00-130.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 945.45 C$ 800.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 759.08 C$ 650.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,365.00 C$ 1,200.00-1,750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,240.00 C$ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 330.42 C$ 260.85-400.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 321.48 C$ 280.00-350.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,105.43 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.69 2.56-2.90

Prices in Hamilton, Canada

These data are based on 569 entries in the past 18 months from 92 different contributors.
Last update: September, 2016
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Cost of living in Hamilton is 40.74% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 680.05$ (894.52C$) and for four person family at 2,431.84$ (3,198.75C$) (without rent).
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7 Comments so far

#tip top on May 15, 2016 :
Raised on Hamilton (mountain), live in Ancaster (suburb) now. Lots to do here, festivals, hiking trails ,waterfalls, sports. Great place to raise a family, good public schools, McMaster University one of the best.
#Anonymous on Jul 09, 2015 :
This is a very colourful place filled with artists, hipsters and yuppies. Hamilton is to Toronto what Harlem or Queens is to Manhattan.
#pilav on Aug 05, 2014 :
Toronto sucks. its too crowded. too much traffic. hamilton is nice, but not downtown, mountain is good.

montreal is the best though ;)

btw im from a city of 15 million people.
#Anonymous on Aug 02, 2014 :
Hamilton County what city centre there aren't any is a medium size horse country.

The hill billy town trying to be is own city.

2005 Toronto sucks sign will not be forgot.

Yee haw
#Shobhit on Jun 16, 2014 :
I am looking for a bachelor apartment in Hamilton. What would be the price range outside of city center.
#Anonymous on May 20, 2014 :
very helpful, I love working in Ancaster!

#beautiful town
#Anonymous on May 20, 2014 :
okay thanks,very much informative and usful information for myself an interested potentially future residant in the Ancaster/Hamilton Reginonal Area.