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Cost of Living in Buffalo, NY, United States

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 79.29
Rent Index: 25.81
Groceries Index: 93.22
Restaurants Index: 68.76
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 53.20
Local Purchasing Power: 135.32

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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 40.00 $
40.00
58.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $
6.00
7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
3.00
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
3.50
7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 $
3.00
3.90
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 $
1.25
2.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $
1.25
1.75
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.83 $
0.66
1.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.86 $
1.25
2.76
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.24 $
2.20
4.41
Eggs (12) 2.08 $
1.68
2.50
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $
8.82
10.47
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.70 $
6.59
10.47
Apples (1kg) 4.69 $
3.64
6.61
Oranges (1kg) 4.39 $
3.75
5.00
Tomato (1kg) 6.05 $
5.51
6.59
Potato (1kg) 2.19 $
2.18
2.20
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 $
1.49
2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
1.50
1.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.30 $
12.00
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.90 $
1.79
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.08 $
1.41
4.75
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $
9.55
11.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
2.00
2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $
60.00
75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
2.45
2.60
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $
1.86
1.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $
0.99
1.03
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 131.52 $
125.80
137.24
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.67 $
40.00
45.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.67 $
25.00
30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 $
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.25 $
9.50
12.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.67 $
25.00
45.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.33 $
25.00
45.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 78.33 $
70.00
90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 80.00 $
75.00
85.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 775.00 $
600.00
1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 500.00 $
400.00
600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,287.50 $
1,100.00
1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 862.50 $
750.00
950.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,694.45 $
1,291.67
2,500.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 863.89 $
645.83
1,300.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,096.00 $
2,833.00
3,217.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92
3.50
4.25

These data are based on 305 entries in the past 18 months from 41 different contributors.

Last update: October, 2014

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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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