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Cost of Living in United States

Cost of living in United States is 10.06% higher than in United Kingdom (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in United States is 41.49% higher than in United Kingdom (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 61.67 R$ 41.11-82.22
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 205.56 R$ 143.89-287.78
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 28.78 R$ 24.67-37.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18.50 R$ 12.33-24.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 24.67 R$ 16.44-30.83
Cappuccino (regular) 16.87 R$ 12.33-20.56
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.43 R$ 5.14-10.28
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.02 R$ 4.11-8.22
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.81 R$ 8.22-16.44
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.73 R$ 6.17-14.39
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.24 R$ 4.07-12.33
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.34 R$ 5.30-14.39
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.47 R$ 12.33-30.83
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 15.97 R$ 8.22-28.74
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.55 R$ 12.74-32.89
Apples (1 lb) 8.35 R$ 4.11-13.11
Banana (1 lb) 2.81 R$ 2.01-4.11
Oranges (1 lb) 7.51 R$ 4.07-12.33
Tomato (1 lb) 7.48 R$ 4.07-12.33
Potato (1 lb) 4.78 R$ 2.26-8.22
Onion (1 lb) 4.78 R$ 2.47-8.22
Lettuce (1 head) 6.42 R$ 4.07-10.28
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.30 R$ 4.11-12.29
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 49.33 R$ 37.00-67.83
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.70 R$ 4.11-12.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.76 R$ 6.17-18.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.83 R$ 24.67-40.21
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 9.25 R$ 6.17-11.31
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 287.78 R$ 158.28-411.12
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.77 R$ 10.28-20.56
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.31 R$ 8.22-20.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 111.00 R$ 74.00-156.23
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.37 R$ 9.58-14.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,446.40 R$ 78,112.80-106,891.20
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 84,850.56 R$ 74,001.60-102,780.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 627.14 R$ 364.01-1,027.80
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 R$ 0.41-0.62
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 258.56 R$ 185.00-370.01
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 148.11 R$ 78.11-283.67
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 61.22 R$ 0.00-123.36
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 49.33 R$ 37.00-61.63
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,639.37 R$ 1,850.04-6,166.80
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 70,094.17 R$ 41,112.00-102,780.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 177.15 R$ 123.29-246.67
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 142.50 R$ 82.22-205.56
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 303.64 R$ 205.56-411.12
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 387.51 R$ 246.67-616.68
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,299.49 R$ 3,083.40-8,633.52
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,188.32 R$ 2,672.28-6,989.04
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,602.71 R$ 4,933.44-14,389.20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,728.85 R$ 4,111.20-11,367.47
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 994.44 R$ 459.63-2,344.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.75 R$ 333.00-1,623.91
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,922.06 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 15.42-19.53

Prices in United States

These data are based on 224988 entries in the past 18 months from 25295 different contributors.
Last update: September 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in United States

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City
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Local Purchasing Power Index
New York, NY 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Anchorage, AK 93.24 38.32 66.35 92.34 83.95 122.40
Washington, DC 92.53 74.21 83.56 95.00 91.77 134.34
San Francisco, CA 92.40 112.11 102.05 87.41 97.49 139.14
Honolulu, HI 91.45 61.14 76.61 92.59 87.01 91.54
Brooklyn, NY 90.26 78.44 84.48 83.34 97.69 90.39
Seattle, WA 87.58 64.47 76.26 83.96 86.25 140.39
Boston, MA 86.80 72.38 79.74 86.93 85.71 116.49
Philadelphia, PA 84.22 45.68 65.35 85.87 77.42 96.99
Chicago, IL 81.32 55.92 68.88 76.12 82.47 121.02
Sacramento, CA 79.60 45.56 62.93 72.77 80.62 120.41
Los Angeles, CA 79.08 70.45 74.85 72.15 87.96 118.04
Portland, OR 78.82 46.93 63.21 74.61 75.34 120.63
Pittsburgh, PA 78.19 35.51 57.30 72.80 77.25 108.57
Charlotte, NC 77.77 42.34 60.42 73.43 79.28 133.45
Miami, FL 77.64 57.36 67.72 72.07 84.39 96.13
Albany, NY 77.18 32.17 55.14 70.00 85.98 105.37
Raleigh, NC 76.29 36.98 57.04 82.00 69.52 144.76
Minneapolis, MN 76.13 44.69 60.73 67.13 82.02 124.63
Buffalo, NY 75.83 27.53 52.18 71.99 75.93 102.26
Baltimore, MD 75.80 41.80 59.15 68.34 82.70 119.95
Denver, CO 75.24 50.74 63.25 68.06 78.61 130.90
Atlanta, GA 74.78 44.80 60.10 69.23 75.39 140.31
San Diego, CA 74.53 64.19 69.47 67.26 80.07 135.44
Colorado Springs, CO 72.75 35.27 54.40 71.40 62.80 119.77
Nashville, TN 72.65 45.81 59.51 64.30 85.13 129.98
Columbus, OH 72.08 32.30 52.61 68.13 70.43 134.14
Orlando, FL 72.01 41.33 56.99 67.63 76.82 92.58
Saint Louis, MO 71.85 30.67 51.69 72.00 67.58 128.40
Kansas City, MO 71.62 30.43 51.45 64.51 77.51 124.81
Milwaukee, WI 71.09 33.37 52.62 62.66 81.66 96.59
Las Vegas, NV 70.91 33.66 52.67 62.76 78.43 133.51
Tampa, FL 69.26 39.29 54.59 66.32 69.41 119.56
Austin, TX 68.84 49.07 59.16 63.95 76.22 150.42
Dallas, TX 68.76 45.20 57.23 61.56 75.14 168.66
Phoenix, AZ 68.67 34.24 51.82 63.28 72.59 133.22
San Antonio, TX 67.16 35.62 51.72 64.41 68.20 121.01
Louisville, KY 67.15 26.97 47.48 58.64 79.47 115.73
Indianapolis, IN 66.59 30.27 48.81 61.29 67.46 112.86
Salt Lake City, UT 66.57 35.85 51.53 61.64 67.62 129.12
Houston, TX 66.42 42.86 54.89 57.29 83.43 146.63
Madison, WI 66.40 37.55 52.28 58.09 74.18 127.34
Little Rock, AR 60.16 26.22 43.55 51.68 68.22 132.97
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