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

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Consumer Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 2.05% higher than in Denver, CO (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Colorado Springs, CO are 10.98% lower than in Denver, CO
Rent Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 30.78% lower than in Denver, CO
Restaurant Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 6.28% lower than in Denver, CO
Groceries Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 11.43% higher than in Denver, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Colorado Springs, CO is 14.50% lower than in Denver, CO
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Restaurants
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.35 $ 55.00 $      -17.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $ 5.00 $      -9.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 $ 4.59 $      +0.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ 2.03 $      +1.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 $ 1.88 $      +18.12 %
Markets
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.16 $ 2.93 $      -7.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 $ 2.34 $      -3.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.90 $      +18.33 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 $ 2.75 $      +13.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.68 $ 5.72 $      -14.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.68 $ 4.06 $      +10.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.88 $ 5.22 $      -11.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.61 $ 2.25 $      +39.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.83 $      +22.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 1.91 $      +21.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 2.31 $      +39.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 $ 1.37 $      +64.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $ 1.59 $      +70.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.40 $ 1.51 $      +7.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $ 2.05 $      +11.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 13.00 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $ 3.04 $      +12.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 $ 3.77 $      +58.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Transportation
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $ 1.75 $      -41.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 114.00 $ 63.00 $      -44.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.35 $      +34.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 3.00 $      +33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 $ 22.50 $      +0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.28 $ 2.54 $      +11.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,500.00 $      -10.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,226.77 $ 21,500.00 $      +1.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.40 $ 124.06 $      -3.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 $ 0.10 $      -55.56 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.36 $ 69.70 $      +15.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.46 $ 36.58 $      -11.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.31 $ 45.00 $      +238.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $ 12.00 $      -4.00 %
Childcare
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,202.78 $ 1,005.00 $      -16.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,961.29 $ 12,000.00 $      -14.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.31 $ 43.17 $      -2.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.46 $ 35.00 $      -1.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.96 $ 78.46 $      +6.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.62 $ 113.00 $      +6.99 %
Rent Per Month
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,677.53 $ 1,195.58 $      -28.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,335.22 $ 997.93 $      -25.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,804.50 $ 1,860.44 $      -33.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,264.29 $ 1,540.47 $      -31.97 %
Buy Apartment Price
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 479.74 $ 307.30 $      -35.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 268.82 $ 192.64 $      -28.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Denver, CO Edit Colorado Springs, CO Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,536.44 $ 3,452.95 $      -23.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 4.21      +18.17 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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