Cost of Living in Athens

Summary about cost of living in Athens, GA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.00 $ 40.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $ 6.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 5.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 $ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 $ 1.50-1.79
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 $ 1.25-1.75
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.21 $ 1.71-4.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.10 $ 0.88-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 $ 1.00-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.73 $ 1.00-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.17 $ 2.50-4.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 $ 1.99-4.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.63 $ 1.89-4.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.49-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.55-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.41 $ 0.60-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 $ 0.66-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.99-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.83 $ 0.98-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $ 1.50-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 6.00-12.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.18 $ 2.86-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.45 $ 3.89-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.75-7.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.96 $ 20.00-95.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.51 $ 2.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.50 $ 12.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.18 $ 1.73-2.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,373.00 $ 18,000.00-18,746.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,333.33 $ 18,000.00-22,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.46 $ 127.50-255.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.14-0.14
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.88 $ 50.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.00 $ 9.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $ 9.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 550.00 $ 400.00-700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.00 $ 12.99-40.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.75 $ 20.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.20 $ 50.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.75 $ 55.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 900.00 $ 700.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 653.12 $ 550.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,583.33 $ 1,250.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,212.50 $ 1,000.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 290.25 $ 287.00-300.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.25 $ 200.00-287.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,347.22 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 3.75-4.54

Prices in Athens, Georgia

This city had 109 entries in the past 12 months by 13 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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1 Comments so far
Debra Riley on Jul 07, 2017:
Single middle age woman with disability income of 2,300.00 monthly. Can I purchase a two bedroom home on this income in Athens Ga.