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

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Consumer Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 0.71% lower than in Denver, CO (without rent)
Rent Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 32.30% lower than in Denver, CO
Restaurant Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 15.11% lower than in Denver, CO
Groceries Prices in Colorado Springs, CO are 14.16% higher than in Denver, CO
Local Purchasing Power in Colorado Springs, CO is 9.81% lower than in Denver, CO
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Restaurants
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $ 50.00 $      -28.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 8.00 $      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.25 $ 6.50 $      -10.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 $ 4.70 $      +3.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 2.02 $      +2.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 1.83 $      +13.63 %
Markets
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $ 2.96 $      -8.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 $ 2.33 $      -4.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.90 $      +20.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.23 $ 2.75 $      +23.26 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.70 $ 5.72 $      -14.66 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.60 $ 4.06 $      +12.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.63 $ 5.33 $      -5.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 $ 2.42 $      +37.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.83 $      +30.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 2.06 $      +37.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 $ 2.43 $      +50.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 $ 1.37 $      +59.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $ 1.38 $      +50.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $ 1.51 $      +11.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $ 1.89 $      +12.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 12.50 $      -13.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.59 $ 2.79 $      +7.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 $ 4.20 $      +64.61 %
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) 120.00 $ 63.00 $      -47.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.35 $      +34.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 3.00 $      +15.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 $ 22.50 $      +0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.42 $ 2.63 $      +8.84 %
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) 21,849.45 $ 21,500.00 $      -1.60 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.07 $ 125.11 $      -5.98 %
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) 63.26 $ 65.67 $      +3.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.66 $ 36.12 $      -20.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.56 $ 45.00 $      +209.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.75 $ 11.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,146.90 $ 1,005.00 $      -12.37 %
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) 47.55 $ 42.38 $      -10.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.91 $ 37.22 $      +3.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.55 $ 79.06 $      +0.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.12 $ 108.22 $      +0.09 %
Rent Per Month
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,656.50 $ 1,167.54 $      -29.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,316.64 $ 996.44 $      -24.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,996.35 $ 1,866.24 $      -37.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,272.35 $ 1,549.87 $      -31.79 %
Buy Apartment Price
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 458.18 $ 261.45 $      -42.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 264.69 $ 181.71 $      -31.35 %
Salaries And Financing
Denver, CO[ Edit ] Colorado Springs, CO[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,450.30 $ 3,481.58 $      -21.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 4.21      +12.36 %
Last update: December 2020November 2020
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