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Cost of Living in Buffalo, NY, United States

Prices in Buffalo, NY

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 82.25
Rent Index: 29.26
Groceries Index: 92.65
Restaurants Index: 68.04
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 56.69
Local Purchasing Power: 123.60

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
10.00
13.00
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) 0.92 $
0.66
1.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.03 $
1.25
3.04
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.24 $
2.20
4.41
Eggs (12) 2.01 $
1.68
2.50
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.57 $
8.82
10.47
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.66 $
6.59
10.47
Apples (1kg) 4.21 $
3.64
4.41
Oranges (1kg) 4.02 $
2.54
5.00
Tomato (1kg) 4.87 $
2.50
6.59
Potato (1kg) 2.14 $
2.03
2.20
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 $
1.49
2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
1.50
1.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.60 $
11.17
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 $
1.79
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.73 $
1.41
4.75
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 $
10.00
11.70
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) 2.55 $
2.45
3.55
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $
0.51
1.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $
1.00
1.06
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,202.00 $
19,404.00
25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 154.35 $
125.80
200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 $
0.10
0.51
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.69 $
40.00
49.74
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.50 $
25.00
30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.19 $
5.00
25.38
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $
9.50
12.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.00 $
25.00
50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.15 $
25.00
45.00
1 Pair of Nike 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 840.00 $
600.00
1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 540.00 $
400.00
700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,430.00 $
1,100.00
2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 930.00 $
750.00
1,200.00
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 4.12
4.00
4.25

These data are based on 334 entries in the past 18 months from 44 different contributors.

Last update: July, 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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