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Cost of Living in Buffalo, NY, United States

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 74.47
Rent Index: 24.56
Groceries Index: 82.15
Restaurants Index: 72.58
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 50.31
Local Purchasing Power: 159.79

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
10.00
12.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
38.00
60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
6.00
7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $
3.00
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 $
3.00
5.50
Cappuccino (regular) 3.29 $
3.00
3.90
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
1.09
1.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.31 $
1.23
1.50
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.84 $
0.79
1.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.06 $
1.25
2.76
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 $
2.20
4.39
Eggs (12) 2.15 $
1.89
2.50
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.66 $
8.82
13.23
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.22 $
8.80
10.47
Apples (1kg) 3.94 $
3.31
4.41
Oranges (1kg) 4.83 $
4.39
5.51
Tomato (1kg) 4.40 $
2.20
6.59
Potato (1kg) 2.19 $
2.18
2.20
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 $
1.25
1.49
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
1.99
2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.60 $
12.00
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $
1.79
2.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $
1.41
1.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.25 $
9.55
11.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
2.00
2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $
60.00
75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.53 $
2.45
2.60
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $
1.86
1.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $
0.65
1.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 119.43 $
80.00
152.49
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.50 $
45.00
50.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.25 $
25.00
30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 $
5.00
5.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
9.00
10.50
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.00 $
40.00
50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.67 $
30.00
45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 81.25 $
70.00
90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.00 $
75.00
95.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 733.75 $
635.00
800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 518.75 $
475.00
600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,212.50 $
1,100.00
1,350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 875.00 $
750.00
1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,595.49 $
2,500.00
2,690.98
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,300.00 $
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,616.50 $
2,400.00
2,833.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.12
4.00
4.25

These data are based on 278 entries in the past 18 months from 41 different contributors.

Last update: March, 2015

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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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