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Cost of Living in Buffalo

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 75.78
Rent Index: 27.95
Groceries Index: 77.18
Restaurants Index: 70.15
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 53.27
Local Purchasing Power: 120.69
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.50 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 46.00 $ 35.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 3.00-3.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.25 $ 4.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.55 $ 3.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.48 $ 1.25-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.65 $ 2.25-3.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.00-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.00-2.00
Eggs (12) 2.54 $ 2.29-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 $ 3.00-7.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.55 $ 1.99-4.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.90 $ 2.89-4.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.61 $ 0.99-1.89
Banana (1 lb) 3.03 $ 0.60-6.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.79 $ 1.85-4.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 $ 1.00-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.45-1.79
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.60-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $ 1.25-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $ 1.19-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 7.99-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $ 1.29-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 1.25-1.75
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 9.00-11.00
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) 2.75 $ 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) 2.40 $ 2.25-2.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 23,000.00-33,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.23 $ 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) 49.36 $ 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.44 $ 10.00-35.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.67 $ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.50-15.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.62 $ 25.00-40.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.43 $ 30.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.51 $ 45.00-73.05
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.25 $ 75.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 838.89 $ 650.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 677.78 $ 500.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,316.67 $ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 985.00 $ 800.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 84.47 $ 78.67-90.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 58.10 $ 38.50-100.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,400.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.44 4.00-5.00

Prices in Buffalo, New York, United States

These data are based on 588 entries in the past 18 months from 89 different contributors.
Last update: August, 2016
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Cost of living in Buffalo is 24.22% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 865.18$ and for four person family at 3,033.55$ (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