Cost of Living Comparison Between Louisville, KY and Lexington, KY 

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Rent Prices in Lexington, KY are 7.5% lower than in Louisville, KY
Restaurant Prices in Lexington, KY are 16.8% lower than in Louisville, KY
Groceries Prices in Lexington, KY are 14.3% lower than in Louisville, KY
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Restaurants
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 $ 13.50 $      -28.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 72.00 $      -10.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00 $      -20.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.07 $ 4.79 $      -5.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $ 2.11 $      -15.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 $ 1.52 $      -21.7 %
Markets
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.18 $ 3.14 $      +43.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $ 2.65 $      +7.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.66 $ 1.25 $      -24.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 $ 2.96 $      +3.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.78 $ 4.49 $      -22.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.96 $ 3.67 $      -38.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.07 $ 7.31 $      +3.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.36 $ 2.17 $      -8.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.64 $      -12.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 $ 1.12 $      -39.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.63 $ 1.79 $      -31.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.13 $      -11.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.28 $      -15.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 $ 1.82 $      +0.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 1.76 $      -1.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.75 $ 14.00 $      +1.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $ 1.73 $      -17.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $ 2.08 $      -28.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $ 7.95 $      -6.5 %
Transportation
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.00 $      -42.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 30.00 $      -40.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 5.00 $      +81.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 2.50 $      +11.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.36 $ 3.16 $      -5.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,699.74 $ 29,349.87 $      -17.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,031.46 $ 28,041.94 $      -9.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 241.86 $ 208.65 $      -13.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 55.29 $ 46.17 $      -16.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.92 $ 68.89 $      +9.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.25 $ 37.50 $      -2.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $ ?     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.04 $ 12.00 $      -8.0 %
Childcare
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,250.00 $ 1,166.67 $      -6.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 $ 20,900.00 $      +54.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.88 $ 53.43 $      -2.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 $ 35.00 $      -22.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.25 $ 79.17 $      -13.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.25 $ 123.67 $      +23.4 %
Rent Per Month
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,387.38 $ 1,400.00 $      +0.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,105.83 $ 790.00 $      -28.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,366.67 $ 2,137.50 $      -9.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,980.00 $ 2,000.00 $      +1.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 314.00 $ 184.04 $      -41.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 282.00 $ 184.04 $      -34.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Louisville, KY Edit Lexington, KY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,463.02 $ 3,474.75 $      -22.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.60      +0.4 %
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