Cost of Living Comparison Between Colorado Springs, CO and Denver, CO 

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Cost of Living in Denver, CO is 6.0% higher than in Colorado Springs, CO (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Denver, CO is 18.4% higher than in Colorado Springs, CO
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 45.8% higher than in Colorado Springs, CO
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 0.6% lower than in Colorado Springs, CO
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 3.6% higher than in Colorado Springs, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 5.1% lower than in Colorado Springs, CO
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Restaurants
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 20.00 $      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 80.00 $      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 11.25 $      +12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.50 $ 5.75 $      -11.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 2.68 $      -6.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $ 2.28 $      -27.0 %
Markets
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 $ 4.08 $      +2.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.25 $ 3.59 $      +10.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.59 $ 2.30 $      -11.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 $ 4.27 $      +10.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 $ 6.12 $      +21.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 $ 6.03 $      +12.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.20 $ 7.45 $      +3.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.44 $      +12.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $ 0.80 $      +18.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.15 $ 2.36 $      +9.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.91 $ 2.68 $      -7.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.22 $ 1.26 $      -43.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.19 $      -6.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 $ 1.94 $      +11.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 2.14 $      +1.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.06 $      +18.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 $ 3.93 $      +45.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.98 $ 10.00 $      +0.2 %
Transportation
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 3.00 $      +50.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 100.00 $      +66.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.80 $      +24.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 24.00 $      -4.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.32 $ 3.29 $      -0.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,429.00 $ 36,029.12 $      +11.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,805.62 $ 28,216.73 $      +1.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.32 $ 192.10 $      +2.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.67 $ 63.59 $      +8.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 90.00 $ 67.85 $      -24.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.50 $ 67.00 $      +16.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $ 41.67 $      +38.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.0 %
Childcare
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,666.67 $ 1,368.61 $      -17.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,500.00 $ 16,168.00 $      -34.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.00 $ 53.18 $      -1.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 47.78 $      +19.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.33 $ 87.62 $      +0.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.25 $ 107.67 $      -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,542.86 $ 2,089.27 $      +35.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,314.29 $ 1,718.26 $      +30.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,350.00 $ 3,826.10 $      +62.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,062.50 $ 2,965.14 $      +43.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 216.67 $ 421.07 $      +94.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 217.00 $ 364.74 $      +68.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Colorado Springs, CO Edit Denver, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,202.21 $ 4,720.89 $      +12.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.57      +0.0 %
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