Cost of Living in Indianapolis

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 9.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 77.50 $ 55.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 6.33-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 5.00-7.50
Cappuccino (regular) 4.19 $ 2.11-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 1.50-2.11
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.21 $ 1.94-4.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.82 $ 2.00-3.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.00-2.45
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $ 2.29-5.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.56 $ 2.99-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.03 $ 2.99-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.43 $ 4.69-9.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.36 $ 0.91-3.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.49-3.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.30 $ 0.91-6.25
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.23-4.99
Potato (1 lb) 2.00 $ 0.49-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.56 $ 0.73-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $ 1.00-3.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.64 $ 1.00-2.59
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.99 $ 5.99-22.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.02 $ 1.43-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.31 $ 1.25-7.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.55 $ 6.50-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 1.00-1.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 21.00-75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-4.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.45 $ 2.00-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $ 24.00-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.88 $ 3.36-4.89
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,195.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,438.17 $ 20,129.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 225.27 $ 127.50-354.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.80 $ 50.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.00 $ 20.00-75.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $ 15.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,216.67 $ 750.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,150.00 $ 10,000.00-17,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.44 $ 28.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.06 $ 24.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.86 $ 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.75 $ 60.00-175.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,360.56 $ 1,200.00-1,700.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,046.12 $ 800.00-1,350.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,475.00 $ 2,000.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,585.40 $ 1,200.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 210.00 $ 200.00-220.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 120.00 $
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,556.02 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.44 3.50-5.50

Prices in Indianapolis, Indiana

This city had 262 entries in the past 12 months by 66 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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3 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!