Cost of Living Comparison Between Pittsburgh, PA and Louisville, KY 

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Consumer Prices in Louisville, KY are 7.6% lower than in Pittsburgh, PA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Louisville, KY are 5.2% lower than in Pittsburgh, PA
Rent Prices in Louisville, KY are 0.0% lower than in Pittsburgh, PA
Restaurant Prices in Louisville, KY are 8.6% higher than in Pittsburgh, PA
Groceries Prices in Louisville, KY are 14.8% lower than in Pittsburgh, PA
Local Purchasing Power in Louisville, KY is 12.2% higher than in Pittsburgh, PA
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Restaurants
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 20.00 $      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 75.00 $      +25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.38 $ 7.00 $      +9.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.66 $ 5.17 $      +10.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $ 2.21 $      -14.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 $ 2.01 $      +28.4 %
Markets
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 $ 2.16 $      -51.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.19 $ 2.46 $      -22.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.79 $      -18.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.09 $ 2.86 $      -7.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.18 $ 6.00 $      -3.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 $ 5.96 $      +4.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.33 $ 6.81 $      +7.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.06 $ 2.37 $      -22.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.74 $      -9.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.21 $ 1.85 $      -42.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.78 $ 2.63 $      -5.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 $ 1.33 $      -19.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.10 $ 1.42 $      -32.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.83 $ 1.79 $      -36.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $ 1.80 $      +19.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $ 13.75 $      -23.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.08 $      +20.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 $ 2.90 $      -31.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.82 $ 8.50 $      -21.4 %
Transportation
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.75 $      -36.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 $ 57.50 $      -41.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 2.75 $      -31.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 $ 2.25 $      +16.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.00 $ 30.00 $      +42.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.88 $ 3.33 $      -14.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 35,699.74 $      +19.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,953.54 $ 31,031.46 $      +19.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 186.23 $ 227.98 $      +22.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 49.00 $ 55.29 $      +12.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.89 $ 61.15 $      -8.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.67 $ 38.25 $      -38.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.50 $ 10.00 $      -63.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 13.09 $      +9.1 %
Childcare
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,282.50 $ 1,250.00 $      -2.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 $ 13,500.00 $      -41.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.75 $ 57.33 $      +17.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.50 $ 43.33 $      -17.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.50 $ 93.33 $      +5.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.17 $ 100.25 $      +2.1 %
Rent Per Month
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,730.00 $ 1,477.67 $      -14.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,125.67 $ 1,190.71 $      +5.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,775.56 $ 2,600.00 $      -6.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,789.17 $ 2,150.00 $      +20.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 246.30 $ 320.00 $      +29.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 602.01 $ 286.67 $      -52.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Pittsburgh, PA Edit Louisville, KY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,184.72 $ 4,450.49 $      +6.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.62 6.59      -0.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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