Cost of Living Comparison Between Boise, ID and Denver, CO 

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Cost of Living in Denver, CO is 21.7% higher than in Boise, ID (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Denver, CO is 28.4% higher than in Boise, ID
Rent Prices in Denver, CO are 40.8% higher than in Boise, ID
Restaurant Prices in Denver, CO are 7.9% higher than in Boise, ID
Groceries Prices in Denver, CO are 26.5% higher than in Boise, ID
Local Purchasing Power in Denver, CO is 16.2% lower than in Boise, ID
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Restaurants
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 $ 20.00 $      +5.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $ 80.00 $      +14.3 %
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) 5.68 $ 5.76 $      +1.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.68 $      -10.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $ 2.27 $      -0.7 %
Markets
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $ 4.02 $      +24.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.70 $ 3.59 $      +33.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 $ 2.20 $      +35.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.61 $ 4.27 $      +63.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.16 $ 6.13 $      +18.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.34 $ 6.03 $      +38.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.13 $ 7.46 $      +21.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $ 2.44 $      +22.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.80 $      +29.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 $ 2.37 $      +42.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 $ 2.68 $      +25.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 1.28 $      +18.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.19 $      -7.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 $ 1.94 $      +3.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $ 2.14 $      -2.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.98 $ 16.00 $      +0.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $ 2.18 $      +25.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.79 $ 3.94 $      +41.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 10.00 $      +42.9 %
Transportation
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 3.00 $      +100.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 42.00 $ 100.00 $      +138.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 3.50 $      +34.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 2.80 $      +16.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 24.00 $      -0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.29 $      -14.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $ 36,029.12 $      +2.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,191.53 $ 28,216.73 $      +7.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.31 $ 192.10 $      +32.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 45.88 $ 63.59 $      +38.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.69 $ 67.85 $      -5.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.50 $ 67.00 $      +32.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $ 41.67 $      +11.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.0 %
Childcare
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,272.22 $ 1,368.61 $      +7.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,000.00 $ 16,168.00 $      -32.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.64 $ 53.18 $      -6.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.50 $ 47.78 $      +9.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.71 $ 87.62 $      -11.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.17 $ 107.67 $      -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,601.00 $ 2,089.27 $      +30.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,425.71 $ 1,718.26 $      +20.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,477.78 $ 3,826.10 $      +54.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,021.00 $ 2,965.14 $      +46.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 436.67 $ 421.07 $      -3.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 309.76 $ 364.74 $      +17.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Boise, ID Edit Denver, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,387.31 $ 4,720.89 $      +7.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.73 6.57      -2.3 %
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