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Cost of Living in Birmingham

Summary about cost of living in Birmingham:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.50-7.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.75 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.50 $ 4.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $ 3.50-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 1.25-3.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.51 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $ 2.15-3.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.50-2.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $ 0.79-3.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 $ 2.40-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.23 $ 5.00-5.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.80 $ 3.50-5.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.20 $ 3.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.18 $ 1.74-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.60-0.85
Oranges (1 lb) 2.56 $ 1.69-3.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 $ 1.69-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 $ 1.00-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.93 $ 0.99-2.59
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 $ 1.00-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $ 1.29-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 10.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 0.80-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 $ 4.99-6.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.88 $ 1.25-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 44.50 $ 44.00-45.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 2.75-4.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.00-4.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 15.00-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.17 $ 2.01-2.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 21,035.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,081.33 $ 18,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 228.58 $ 100.00-270.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10-0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.42 $ 40.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.89 $ 10.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.00 $ 0.00-26.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.25 $ 8.50-12.50
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 812.50 $ 500.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,833.33 $ 10,500.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.33 $ 30.00-48.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.80 $ 20.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 61.43 $ 55.00-75.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 69.00 $ 45.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 995.45 $ 800.00-1,250.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.17 $ 600.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,910.00 $ 1,400.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,337.50 $ 1,100.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 138.70 $ 89.00-177.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.60 $ 71.20-200.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,463.05 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.14 3.45-4.54

Prices in Birmingham, Alabama

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Last update: June 2018
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2 Comments so far

#Jacob on May 09, 2018 :
What is the average cost of water in Birmingham AL per month.
#JR on Sep 27, 2016 :
This is not correct. I live in a 915sq ft condo my electric and gas bills are collectively a min $140 water is 1/3 of my dues $90 and then there's garbage in top of that. So water is one of the most expensive bills in Birmingham over $10 a linear cubic foot. This part of living in Birmingham is closer to $250 a month for a 915sq ft apt.