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Cost of Living in Buffalo

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 78.24
Rent Index: 27.41
Groceries Index: 81.79
Restaurants Index: 71.05
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 54.13
Local Purchasing Power: 123.55
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 35.00-55.50
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.00-7.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 3.00-3.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 3.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.55 $ 3.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.42 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.88 $ 2.39-3.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.67 $ 0.99-2.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.00-2.00
Eggs (12) 2.52 $ 2.29-2.89
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.17 $ 3.49-6.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.00 $ 1.99-4.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.11 $ 3.00-4.99
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.50-3.49
Banana (1 lb) 3.03 $ 0.60-6.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.87 $ 1.85-4.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 $ 1.00-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.50-1.79
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $ 0.99-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $ 1.35-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.19-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $ 8.00-13.60
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $ 1.75-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 1.41-1.75
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.25 $ 9.55-11.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.09
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $ 75.00-75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.30-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-5.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.44 $ 2.20-3.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 23,000.00-33,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.13 $ 100.00-320.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.08-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.50 $ 40.00-66.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.62 $ 10.00-35.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.67 $ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 9.00-15.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.56 $ 29.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 $ 25.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.51 $ 45.00-73.05
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.62 $ 75.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 856.25 $ 650.00-1,050.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 638.89 $ 500.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,337.50 $ 1,000.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 931.82 $ 750.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80.78 $ 78.67-85.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 69.77 $ 42.67-100.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,400.00 $ 2,000.00-2,800.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.08 3.00-4.90

Prices in Buffalo, New York, United States

These data are based on 559 entries in the past 18 months from 81 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2016
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Cost of living in Buffalo is 21.76% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 885.26$ and for four person family at 3,114.54$ (without rent).
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1 Comments so far
#Jimmy tay on Apr 03, 2014 :
Hi,

I agree with the prices of beers you pay for at restaurants in Buffalo but the beers you buy in a case is significantly less. You can buy a case 24 pack of local beer for less than $20 . So why is it $3 per bottle in your estimates?

Thanks

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