Cost of Living in Columbia

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 8.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 45.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.50-7.25
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 3.75-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.80 $ 2.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $ 1.50-2.75
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.61 $ 1.84-3.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.07 $ 1.00-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 $ 0.60-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 $ 0.88-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 $ 1.49-5.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.86 $ 1.80-6.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.77 $ 4.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.00-1.49
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.37-2.25
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.80-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.00-2.39
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.40-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.50-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 $ 0.40-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 6.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 $ 1.43-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $ 1.50-2.90
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 6.00-7.25
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 $ 0.00-100.00
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) 18.50 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.17 $ 1.66-2.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 21,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 20,000.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.25 $ 135.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.71 $ 50.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.29 $ 10.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.67 $ 0.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 8.91-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.00 $ 600.00-750.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32.12 $ 24.00-40.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.25 $ 25.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.14 $ 40.00-199.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.58 $ 65.00-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,019.38 $ 900.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 783.29 $ 700.00-933.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,520.00 $ 1,200.00-2,021.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,278.29 $ 1,000.00-1,600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 166.31 $ 159.20-169.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71.88 $ 54.58-90.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,761.37 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 3.00-4.50

Prices in Columbia, South Carolina

This city had 252 entries in the past 12 months by 38 different contributors.
Last update: July 2021
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