Cost of Living in Indianapolis

Summary about cost of living in Indianapolis, IN, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 8.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 40.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.99 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $ 1.40-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 $ 1.08-2.15
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.53 $ 1.79-3.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.00-2.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.89-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.45 $ 0.85-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.62 $ 2.00-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.25 $ 1.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.34 $ 3.99-7.99
Apples (1 lb) 2.24 $ 1.00-3.99
Banana (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.55-3.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.99
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.49-2.99
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.75-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 1.40 $ 0.99-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 1.00-1.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.52 $ 1.25-3.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $ 2.00-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.53 $ 6.00-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 25.00-60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.75-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 24.00-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.15 $ 1.65-2.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $ 20,000.00-24,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,416.12 $ 20,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.89 $ 76.24-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.01-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.71 $ 50.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.06 $ 11.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.50 $ 15.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.75 $ 9.00-17.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 808.57 $ 300.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,350.00 $ 4,800.00-19,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.31 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.39 $ 24.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.06 $ 50.00-89.99
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.90 $ 40.00-129.99
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,229.00 $ 1,000.00-1,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 791.75 $ 700.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,538.14 $ 934.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,246.50 $ 796.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 204.13 $ 144.00-265.60
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 84.18 $ 71.43-100.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,763.17 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.96 3.25-4.50

Prices in Indianapolis, Indiana

This city had 497 entries in the past 12 months by 60 different contributors.
Last update: May 2021
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4 Comments so far
Ming Kwok on Mar 21, 2020:
#Wes Groleau: You may not need a car here. You won't die. You can take the bus but you just need to wait forever. Cars give you freedom. By the way, a loaf of bread is not $2.32... it's under $1.
Girmay on Dec 05, 2019:
I never been in this state but I want to move down here but I kind of scared about the living costs
Michael on Nov 07, 2019:
Ive lived in Indianapolis my entire life and havent owned a car in 11 years. Its great!
Aaron Singer on Dec 27, 2017:
Jesus Christ you need a car if you're in Indianapolis. I've lived here for 20 years.