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Cost of Living in Atlanta

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 73.61
Rent Index: 41.49
Groceries Index: 73.75
Restaurants Index: 68.83
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 58.46
Local Purchasing Power: 147.24
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 9.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.50-8.00
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) 3.86 $ 3.00-4.99
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.29-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.36 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.09 $ 2.59-3.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.15-2.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.35 $ 1.00-1.60
Eggs (12) 2.55 $ 2.00-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.61 $ 3.00-5.99
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.71 $ 2.99-5.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.26 $ 4.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.75-2.75
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.55-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.00-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.20-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.55 $ 1.00-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.00-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.85 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $ 10.00-14.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 1.50-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.32 $ 2.50-5.99
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 4.65-7.00
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) 3.00 $ 2.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 $ 18.00-21.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.08 $ 1.89-2.29
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 18,495.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,400.00 $ 17,300.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.68 $ 110.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.12
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.86 $ 39.99-65.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.28 $ 25.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.88 $ 4.00-16.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-14.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.22 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.58 $ 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.47 $ 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.33 $ 60.00-115.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,300.87 $ 1,000.00-1,528.40
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 870.10 $ 700.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,177.48 $ 1,600.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,338.91 $ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 234.33 $ 175.00-285.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 117.21 $ 65.00-175.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,332.72 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92 3.50-4.50

Prices in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

These data are based on 1974 entries in the past 18 months from 303 different contributors.
Last update: September, 2016
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Cost of living in Atlanta is 26.39% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 872.81$ and for four person family at 3,126.24$ (without rent).
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6 Comments so far

#tom on Jul 27, 2016 :
Georgia has horrible prices for everything.It cost more to live than the 8-10$ per hour the employers tend to pay anywhere.

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#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?