Cost of Living in Birmingham

Summary about cost of living in Birmingham, AL, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $ 7.50-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 40.00-125.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.25 $ 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 $ 1.79-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 $ 0.99-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 $ 0.99-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.21 $ 2.22-4.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.36 $ 1.75-3.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.63 $ 0.79-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.01 $ 0.99-3.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.95 $ 3.00-5.75
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.35 $ 1.99-9.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.81 $ 3.34-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 3.05 $ 0.99-5.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.43-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.93 $ 0.99-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 $ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.04 $ 0.79-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $ 0.79-2.50
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 $ 0.98-2.25
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.09-2.10
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 $ 7.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $ 1.41-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $ 1.50-3.75
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 4.00-7.75
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.25-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $ 50.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 3.00-4.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.86 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 $ 35.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.16 $ 1.73-2.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 19,999.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,499.83 $ 18,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.05 $ 125.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.05-0.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.50 $ 50.00-92.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.33 $ 14.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.00 $ 5.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.50-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 780.00 $ 600.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,200.00 $ 9,500.00-17,500.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.89 $ 25.00-55.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.25 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.44 $ 42.00-109.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.50 $ 70.00-140.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 945.83 $ 800.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 809.17 $ 700.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,490.31 $ 918.50-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,226.00 $ 824.00-1,890.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 194.28 $ 150.00-225.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70.94 $ 25.05-180.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,704.76 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.73 3.20-4.00

Prices in Birmingham, Alabama

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Last update: April 2021
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1 Comments so far
Jacob on May 09, 2018:
What is the average cost of water in Birmingham AL per month.