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Cost of Living in Philadelphia

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 82.12
Rent Index: 49.27
Groceries Index: 84.56
Restaurants Index: 74.43
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 66.51
Local Purchasing Power: 109.61
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 40.00-85.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 5.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.50-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 $ 3.00-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $ 1.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 $ 2.89-4.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.31 $ 1.89-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 $ 1.00-2.00
Eggs (12) 3.32 $ 2.89-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.75 $ 3.00-8.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.57 $ 3.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.10 $ 5.49-6.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.59-2.50
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.50-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.80-2.50
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 $ 1.36-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.99-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $ 1.00-1.91
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $ 1.49-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 1.89-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 12.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.25 $ 2.00-2.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 7.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.25-2.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 $ 90.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.50-2.81
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.30 $ 2.20-2.30
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 $ 20.00-22.02
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.37 $ 2.00-2.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $ 17,000.00-24,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.08 $ 100.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10-0.12
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.28 $ 40.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.25 $ 30.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.00 $ 18.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-14.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.43 $ 30.00-55.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 $ 30.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.92 $ 69.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.23 $ 80.00-130.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,482.30 $ 1,200.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 944.56 $ 753.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,745.45 $ 2,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,620.69 $ 1,200.00-2,100.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 337.62 $ 233.00-439.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 144.43 $ 51.09-200.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 2,620.77 $ 1,900.00-3,450.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.90 3.50-4.45

Prices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

These data are based on 1262 entries in the past 18 months from 173 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016
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Cost of living in Philadelphia is 17.88% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 954.91$ and for four person family at 3,453.25$ (without rent).
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