Cost of Living Comparison Between Saint Paul, MN and Minneapolis, MN 

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Rent Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 6.3% higher than in Saint Paul, MN
Restaurant Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 24.6% higher than in Saint Paul, MN
Groceries Prices in Minneapolis, MN are 5.2% higher than in Saint Paul, MN
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Restaurants
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 20.00 $      +53.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 77.50 $      +19.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 7.00 $      +16.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $ 7.00 $      +7.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.75 $ 5.68 $      -1.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 $ 2.87 $      +28.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $ 2.13 $      -6.0 %
Markets
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 $ 3.70 $      -8.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.33 $ 3.65 $      +9.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 $ 2.24 $      +26.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $ 3.62 $      +12.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.58 $ 5.33 $      -4.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.62 $ 6.40 $      +13.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.63 $ 7.58 $      +14.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.47 $ 2.70 $      +9.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.91 $      +10.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.62 $ 2.17 $      -17.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.36 $ 2.88 $      +22.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.43 $      -18.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.65 $      +4.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 $ 2.28 $      +19.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $ 1.91 $      -1.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $ 15.00 $      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 2.13 $      +23.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 3.91 $      -13.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.38 $ 10.00 $      -3.6 %
Transportation
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.50 $      +11.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 $ 90.00 $      -25.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 5.00 $      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 1.75 $      -22.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ? 37.00 $     
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.37 $ 3.45 $      +2.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,332.93 $ 32,946.00 $      -4.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,105.64 $ 25,926.47 $      -0.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.43 $ 168.36 $      -12.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 50.62 $ 51.08 $      +0.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.67 $ 65.32 $      -8.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.75 $ 34.00 $      -30.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 0.00 $ 26.67 $     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 $ 14.50 $      0.0 %
Childcare
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,120.00 $ 1,450.00 $      +29.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 $ 24,406.67 $      -18.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.25 $ 60.58 $      +46.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.75 $ 45.00 $      -11.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.60 $ 91.00 $      -5.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.33 $ 121.25 $      -15.4 %
Rent Per Month
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,373.71 $ 1,629.62 $      +18.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,118.75 $ 1,197.69 $      +7.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,366.67 $ 2,657.73 $      +12.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,050.00 $ 1,858.89 $      -9.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 256.00 $ 304.09 $      +18.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 212.00 $ 233.75 $      +10.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Saint Paul, MN Edit Minneapolis, MN Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,030.00 $ 4,604.53 $      +14.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 6.54      +0.9 %
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