Cost of Living Comparison Between Wichita, KS and Jackson, MS 

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Consumer Prices in Jackson, MS are 6.3% lower than in Wichita, KS (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jackson, MS are 0.2% higher than in Wichita, KS
Rent Prices in Jackson, MS are 17.2% higher than in Wichita, KS
Restaurant Prices in Jackson, MS are 3.0% lower than in Wichita, KS
Groceries Prices in Jackson, MS are 12.1% lower than in Wichita, KS
Local Purchasing Power in Jackson, MS is 24.6% lower than in Wichita, KS
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Restaurants
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 16.00 $      -11.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 60.00 $      +33.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 9.50 $      -5.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.50 $      -30.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 3.75 $      -46.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.67 $ 4.08 $      -12.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 2.00 $      -27.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 1.63 $      -2.2 %
Markets
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.29 $ 3.35 $      +1.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.62 $ 2.19 $      -39.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.66 $ 1.60 $      -3.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.46 $ 4.33 $      +25.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.84 $ 3.50 $      -27.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.99 $ 3.99 $      -33.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 $ 7.66 $      +9.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.25 $ 2.21 $      -1.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.69 $      -2.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $ 0.68 $      -73.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 $ 2.18 $      +10.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 $ 1.88 $      +81.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.89 $      -14.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $ 1.50 $      -6.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.89 $      +13.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 14.50 $      -3.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $ 1.73 $      -10.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 $ 1.88 $      -39.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.70 $ 8.00 $      -8.0 %
Transportation
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.50 $      -14.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $ 42.00 $      -23.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.00 $      -20.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.20 $      -12.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.38 $ 19.00 $      -28.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.10 $ 2.78 $      -10.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,061.00 $ 33,000.00 $      +17.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,622.80 $ 27,344.38 $      +15.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 242.23 $ 238.43 $      -1.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.50 $ 43.00 $      -16.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.31 $ 60.00 $      -13.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.00 $ 100.00 $      +81.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $ 16.00 $      -20.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.75 $ 10.50 $      -17.6 %
Childcare
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 916.67 $ 600.00 $      -34.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 $ 27,240.00 $      +70.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.50 $ 40.00 $      -5.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.67 $ 15.00 $      -70.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.00 $ 75.00 $      -16.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.50 $ 80.00 $      -25.6 %
Rent Per Month
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 900.00 $ 866.67 $      -3.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 831.67 $ 1,200.00 $      +44.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,273.33 $ 2,150.00 $      -5.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,514.00 $ 2,250.00 $      +48.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144.20 $ 133.97 $      -7.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 137.01 $ 133.97 $      -2.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Wichita, KS Edit Jackson, MS Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,000.41 $ 3,020.80 $      -24.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.53      -0.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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