Cost of Living in Columbia

Summary about cost of living in Columbia, SC, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 60.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.12 $ 6.50-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.38 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-5.75
Cappuccino (regular) 5.25 $ 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.27 $ 1.92-3.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.10-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.95-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.35 $ 2.70-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.23 $ 2.85-5.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.41 $ 4.81-10.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.95 $ 5.50-12.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 $ 1.00-2.28
Banana (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.50-2.25
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 $ 0.80-1.65
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.00-1.50
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.40-1.09
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.50-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $ 0.40-4.92
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.99 $ 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.01 $ 1.43-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.30 $ 1.83-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 6.00-7.25
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.50-2.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.29 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,895.00 $ 25,000.00-32,790.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,815.00 $ 20,075.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.37 $ 150.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.88 $ 50.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.12 $ 10.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.86 $ 10.00-15.72
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.75 $ 8.91-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 500.00 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,927.00 $
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32.83 $ 25.00-45.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.25 $ 25.00-56.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 65.86 $ 40.00-85.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.90 $ 45.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,994.00 $
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 994.50 $ 700.00-1,545.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,959.00 $ 2,118.00-3,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,599.00 $
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 169.65 $ 169.65-169.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 54.58 $ 54.58-54.58
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,918.67 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.43 5.43-5.83

Prices in Columbia, South Carolina

This city had 186 entries in the past 12 months by 30 different contributors.
Last update: August 2022
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