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Cost of Living in Atlanta

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 72.87
Rent Index: 41.39
Groceries Index: 71.52
Restaurants Index: 69.12
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 58.16
Local Purchasing Power: 148.08
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $ 45.00-69.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.20 $ 5.50-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-4.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 $ 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 1.29-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.34 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.18 $ 2.50-3.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 $ 1.15-2.79
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.00-1.60
Eggs (12) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.07 $ 3.85-6.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.77 $ 2.99-5.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.06 $ 4.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.10 $ 1.50-2.75
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.52-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.00-2.39
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 0.91-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.00-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.81 $ 0.99-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.50 $ 10.00-12.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $ 1.50-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.15 $ 2.50-3.80
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.53 $ 4.50-7.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.50-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $ 60.00-95.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $ 2.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.50 $ 15.00-21.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.10 $ 1.89-2.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 18,495.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.47 $ 120.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.12
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.11 $ 30.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.78 $ 25.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.40 $ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-14.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.27 $ 32.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.42 $ 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.84 $ 60.00-95.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.94 $ 60.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,271.71 $ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 861.52 $ 700.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,127.70 $ 1,600.00-2,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,332.76 $ 1,000.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 234.33 $ 178.00-285.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.14 $ 45.29-178.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,173.36 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.02 3.75-4.50

Prices in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

These data are based on 1833 entries in the past 18 months from 286 different contributors.
Last update: June, 2016
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Cost of living in Atlanta is 27.13% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 874.20$ and for four person family at 3,125.06$ (without rent).
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5 Comments so far

#Shereen Fuqua on May 18, 2016 :
Cost of living has risen as wages have remained stagnant.... another bubble will pop eventually
#Tiffany on Oct 13, 2015 :
I would really like to understand how this helps at all? I want to move out there from where I'm at but the expenses pile up more and more as I add them up. I'll be in debt before I even get a chance to raise my babies
#Erin S on Jun 26, 2015 :
Where are they finding apartments for around $1,000 in the "city center?" I'd sure like to know.
#David Vessels on Apr 29, 2015 :
It is very expensive to live in this country in this day and time.
#nichele Massey on Mar 16, 2014 :
What does a two garden apartment rent for?